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Poem by Robert Burns


Lines


I MURDER hate by field or flood,
  Tho glorys name may screen us;
In wars at hame Ill spend my blood,
  Life-giving wars of Venus.

The deities that I adore
  Are social Peace and Plenty;
Im better pleased to make one more,
  Than be the death of twenty.

1790

Robert Burns


Robert Burns's other poems:
  1. The Banks of Nith (THE THAMES flows proudly to the sea)
  2. Farewell to Ballochmyle
  3. The Flowery Banks of Cree
  4. Gala Water
  5. O Wha is She that Loes Me?


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • John Keats Lines ("UNFELT unheard, unseen")
  • William Wordsworth Lines ("STRANGER! this hillock of misshapen stones")
  • Samuel Coleridge Lines ("RICHER than miser oer his countless hoards")
  • Thomas Hood Lines ("Let Us Make a Leap, My Dear")
  • Thomas Hardy Lines ("Before we part to alien thoughts and aims")
  • Samuel Johnson Lines ("Wheresoe'er I turn my view") 1777
  • Francis Thompson Lines ("O tree of many branches! One thou hast")
  • Oliver Holmes Lines ("COME back to your mother, ye children, for shame")
  • Joseph Drake Lines ("Day gradual fades, in evening gray")
  • Ebenezer Elliott Lines ("FROM Shirecliffe, oer a silent sea of trees")
  • George Morris Lines ("O Love! the mischief thou hast done!")
  • John Lockhart Lines ("When youthful faith hath fled")
  • Thomas Talfourd Lines ("HOW simple in their grandeur are the forms ")
  • John Reade Lines ("I KNELT down as I poured my spirit forth by that gray gate")

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