O, what a panic's in thy breastie!
Jan. 25, Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland
That's newly sprung in June ... National poet of Scotland, 1759-1796
(1759 – 1796) Poet and a lyricist. Also known as Rabbie Burns, Scotland's favourite son, the Ploughman Poet, the Bard of Ayrshire and The Bard. Works include 'A Red, Red Rose', 'The Battle of Sherramuir', 'A Man's A Man for A' That' and 'To a Louse, To a Mouse'.
"O my luve's like a red, red rose, that's newly sprung in June …"
"Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie, O, what a panic's in thy breastie!"
"Ha! Whare ye gaun, ye crawlin' ferlie?"
"...poor body, comin thro' the rye, she draigl't her petticoatie comin thro' the rye."
Sheepdog – standing at his feet on the Burns memorial