Harvard Classics
Harvard Classics
Jan 25, 2022
Poems (To a Mouse and Tam O’Shanter), by Robert Burns
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A humble Scotchman, plowing his fields, turns over the nest of a frightened mouse. He apologizes with the deepest sincerity and explains how "the best-laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft agley." (Volume 6, Harvard Classics)

Robert Burns born Jan. 25, 1759.


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