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My great constituent elements are Pride and Passion: the first I have endeavoured to humanize into integrity and honour; the last makes me a Devotee to the warmest degree of enthusiasm, in Love, Religion, or Friendship; either of them or all together as I happen to be inspired


Letters to Peter Hill                                                           
                                                                   17th May 1787
Dear Sir,
If Mr Alexr Pattison, or Mr Cowan from Paisley, or in general any other of those to whom I have sent copies on credit before, apply to you, you will give them what number they demand when they require it ; provided always that those who are non-subscribers shall pay one shilling more than subscribers.  --This I write to you when I am miserably fou, consequently it must be the sentiments of the heart-
                                                                                      Robert Burns
2008 The Robert Burns World Federation