Quote for the Week (Belated)

O, wad some Power the giftie gie us
To see oursels as others see us!
It wad frae monie a blunder free us,
An’ foolish notion.
What airs in dress an’ gait wad lea’e us
An’ ev’n Devotion

–Robert Burns, “To a Louse”, st. 8 (1786); courtesy of Wikiquote.

Posted on 27/04/2020, in poems, poetry, quote of the week, quotes and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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