Quotation by Robert Burns

O thou that in the heavens does dwell!
Wha, as it pleases best thysel',
Sends ane to heaven and ten to hell,
A' for thy glory!
And no for ony gude or ill
They've done before thee.—
Robert Burns (1759–1796), Scottish poet. Holy Willie's Prayer (l. 1–6). . .

New Oxford Book of Eighteenth Century Verse, The. Roger Lonsdale, ed. (1984) Oxford University Press.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Contact Us Help