Excerpt From The Works Of Robert Burns With An Account Of His Life, And Criticism On His Writings To Which Is Prefixed, Some Observations On The Character And Condition Of The Scottish PeasantryAbout This Time He Was Solicited, To Give His Aid To Mr Thomson S Collection Of Scottish Songs He Wrote, With Attention And Without Delay, For This Work, All The Songs Which Appear In This Volume To Which We Have Added Those He Contributed To John Son S Musical MuseumBurns Also Found Leisure To Form A Society For Pur Chasing And Circulating Books Among The Farmers Of The Neighbourhood But These, However Praiseworthy Employments, Still Interrupted The Attention He Ought To Have Bestowed On His Farm, Which Became So Un Productive That He Found It Convenient To Resign It, And, Disposing Of His Stock And Crp, Removed To A Small House Which He Had Taken In Dumfries, A Short Time Previous To His Lyric Engagement With Mr Thomson He Had Now Received From The Board Of Excise, An Appointment To A New District, The Emoluments Of Which Amounted To About Seventy Pounds Sterling Per AnnumAbout The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At WwwrgottenbooksThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works
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- The Works of Robert Burns
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- 01 October 2019 Robert Burns