Burns's epitaphs (41)

  1. Bill Paterson

    Bonnie Peg

    “As I cam in by our gate-end ...”

    An epitaph performed by Bill Paterson

  2. Tom Fleming

    Elegy On The Death Of Robert Ruisseaux

    “Now Robin lies in his last lair ...”

    An epitaph performed by Tom Fleming

  3. Derek Riddell

    Epitaph

    “Lo worms enjoy the seat of bliss ...”

    An epitaph performed by Derek Riddell

  4. John Gordon Sinclair

    Epitaph For William Nicol

    “Ye maggots, feed on Nicol's brain ...”

    An epitaph written in 1788 and performed by John Gordon Sinclair

  5. Richard Wilson

    Epitaph On A Henpecked Country Squire

    “As father Adam first was fool'd, ...”

    An epitaph written in 1784 and performed by Richard Wilson

  6. John Sessions

    Epitaph On Holy Willie

    “Here Holy Willie's sair worn clay ...”

    An epitaph written in 1785 and performed by John Sessions

  7. John Gordon Sinclair

    Epitaph On Robert Muir

    “What man could esteem, or what what woman could love ...”

    An epitaph written in 1784 and performed by John Gordon Sinclair

  8. Lorraine McIntosh

    Epitaph On Wm. Graham, Esq of Mossknowe

    “'Stop thief!' Dame nature called to Death ...”

    An epitaph written in 1794 and performed by Lorraine McIntosh

  9. Paul Higgins

    Epitaph for Gavin Hamilton Esq

    “The poor man weeps - here Gavin sleeps ...”

    An epitaph written in 1786 and performed by Paul Higgins

  10. Clare Grogan

    Epitaph for Hugh Logan

    “Here lyes Squire Hugh - ye harlot crew ...”

    An epitaph written in and performed by Clare Grogan

  11. Laura Fraser

    Epitaph for J H Writer in Ayr

    “Here lies a Scots mile of a chiel ...”

    An epitaph written in 1788 and performed by Laura Fraser

  12. Elaine C Smith

    Epitaph for Robert Aiken Esq;

    “Know thou, O stranger to the fame ...”

    An epitaph written in 1786 and performed by Elaine C Smith

  13. Jonathan Watson

    Epitaph for the Author's Father

    “O ye whose cheek the tear of pity stains ...”

    An epitaph written in 1784 and performed by Jonathan Watson

  14. Annette Crosbie

    Epitaph on D- C-

    “Here lies in earth a root of Hell ...”

    An epitaph performed by Annette Crosbie

  15. Daniela Nardini

    Epitaph on John Dove, Innkeeper

    “Here lies Johnny Pidgeon, ...”

    An epitaph written in 1785 and performed by Daniela Nardini

  16. Lorraine McIntosh

    Epitaph on Mr Burton

    “Here, cursing swearing Burton lies ...”

    An epitaph written in 1794 and performed by Lorraine McIntosh

  17. Elaine C Smith

    Epitaph on Tam the Chapman

    “As Tam the chapman on a day ...”

    An epitaph written in 1784 and performed by Elaine C Smith

  18. Elaine C Smith

    Epitaph on Wee Johnie

    “Whoe'er thou art, O reader, know, ...”

    An epitaph written in 1786 and performed by Elaine C Smith

  19. Paul Higgins

    Epitaph on a Celebrated Ruling Elder

    “Here Sowter Hood in Death does sleep ...”

    An epitaph written in 1784 and performed by Paul Higgins

  20. Jonathan Watson

    Epitaph on a Noisy Polemic

    “Below thir stanes lie Jamie's banes ...”

    An epitaph written in 1784 and performed by Jonathan Watson

  21. Blythe Duff

    Epitaph on a Wag in Mauchline

    “Lament 'im, Mauchline husbands a' ...”

    An epitaph written in 1785 and performed by Blythe Duff

  22. Barbara Rafferty

    Epitaph. Here lies Robert Fergusson, Poet

    “No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, ...”

    An epitaph written in 1787 and performed by Barbara Rafferty

  23. Bill Paterson

    I'll Aye Ca' In By Yon Town

    “I'll aye ca' in by yon town, ...”

    An epitaph performed by Bill Paterson

  24. Bill Paterson

    Man Was Made To Mourn

    “When chill November's surly blast ...”

    An epitaph written in 1784 and performed by Bill Paterson

  25. Crawford Logan

    On An Innkeeper In Tarbolton

    “Here lies a mock Marquis, whose titles were shamm'd ...”

    An epitaph written in 1795 and performed by Crawford Logan

  26. Alan Cumming

    On An Innkeeper Nicknamed The Marquis

    “Here lies a mock Marquis, whose titles were shamm'd ...”

    An epitaph written in 1785 and performed by Alan Cumming

  27. Eddi Reader

    On Andrew Turner

    “In Se'enteen Hunder 'n Forty-Nine ...”

    An epitaph written in 1795 and performed by Eddi Reader

  28. Lorraine McIntosh

    On Captain William Roddirk of Corbiston

    “Light lay the earth on Billy's breast ...”

    An epitaph written in 1794 and performed by Lorraine McIntosh

  29. Gary Lewis

    On Findlater

    “The Exciseman and the Gentleman in One ...”

    An epitaph performed by Gary Lewis

  30. Eddi Reader

    On James. Grieve, Laird of Boghead, Tarbolton

    “Here lies Boghead amang the dead ...”

    An epitaph written in 1784 and performed by Eddi Reader

  31. Blythe Duff

    On Wee Johnie

    “Whoe'er thou art, O reader, know ...”

    An epitaph written in 1786 and performed by Blythe Duff

  32. Joyce Falconer

    On a Schoolmaster in Cleish Parish, Fifeshire

    “Here lies Willie Michie's banes ...”

    An epitaph written in 1787 and performed by Joyce Falconer

  33. Alan Cumming

    On a Suicide One

    “Here lies in earth a root of Hell ...”

    An epitaph written in 1795 and performed by Alan Cumming

  34. Alan Cumming

    On a Suicide Two

    “Earth'd up, here lies an imp o' hell, ...”

    An epitaph written in 1795 and performed by Alan Cumming

  35. David Hayman

    On the death of Echo, a Lap-dog

    “In wood and wild, ye warbling throng ...”

    An epitaph written in 1793 and performed by David Hayman

  36. Phyllida Law

    Sonnet, on the death of Robert Riddel, Esq. of Glen Riddel, April 1974

    “No more, ye warblers of the wood, no more ...”

    An epitaph performed by Phyllida Law

  37. Bill Paterson

    Sweetest May

    “Sweetest May let love inspire thee ...”

    An epitaph performed by Bill Paterson

  38. Bill Paterson

    The Humble Petition Of Bruar Water

    “My lord, I know your noble ear ...”

    An epitaph written in 1787 and performed by Bill Paterson

  39. John Shedden

    To John Kennedy

    “Farewel, dear Friend! May Guid luck hit you ...”

    An epitaph written in 1786 and performed by John Shedden

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