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Beastie

To a Mouse, on Turning Her Up in Her Nest With the Plough, November, 1785 by Robert Burns   Side by side comparison (via Wikipedia) The original wording The poem in modern English Wee, sleekit, cow’rin, tim’rous beastie, O, what a panic’s in thy breastie! Thou need na start awa sae hasty, Wi’ bickering brattle! …

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