Robert Burns

  1. celebrated Scottish poet (1759-1796)
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  • The Robert Burns Humanitarian Award won't endow winners with the millions showered on Nobel laureates, but it is as ambitious and international in scope.
  • Blake, deeply romantic as he is by nature, virtually stands by himself, apart from any movement or group, and the same is equally true of the somewhat earlier lyrist in whom eighteenth century poetry culminates, namely Robert Burns. A History of English Literature
  • The voters have since then, to paraphrase Robert Burns, been nursing their wrath to keep it warm.
  • Robert Burns writes for the people. He is such a great and selfless patriot that his fighting spirit and noble ideas will never vanish.
  • In addition, they honor Saint Andrew, patron saint of Scotland, on November 30, and the Scottish poet Robert Burns on Burns Night, January 25.
  • And I think there is no other lyric poet who even approaches Robert Burns but study of him seems very rare in English literature courses as far as I am aware.
  • Robert Burns is Scotland's most venerated poet.
  • One the most accomplished anecdotalists was Henry McKenzie, author of The Man of Feeling, who counted among his friends Robert Burns, a past master of cutting wit.
  • The Theatre Royal opened in 1792, after construction costs were raised by subscription, including a donation by Robert Burns, who also wrote prologues for productions.
  • There are mice like Robert Burns described, a "wee, sleekit, cow'rin, tim'rous beastie. Faces Of The Week: Apr. 3-7, 2006
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