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Quotation by Robert Burns
Some rhyme a neebor's name to lash;
Some rhyme (vain thought!) for needfu' cash;
Some rhyme to court the countra clash, An' raise a din;
For me, an aim I never fash; I rhyme for fun.
Robert Burns (1759–1796), Scottish poet. repr. In Poetical Works, vol. 1, ed. William Scott Douglas (1891). "To J.S****," st. 5 (1786).
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