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Poem by Robert Burns

To An Artist

DEAR -, Ill gie ye some advice
  Youll tak it no uncivil:
You shouldna paint at angels mair,
  But try and paint the devil.
To paint an angels kittle wark,
  Wi auld Nick theres less danger;
Youll easy draw a weel-kent face,
  But no sae weel a stranger.

Robert Burns

Robert Burns's other poems:
  1. The Cairds Second Song
  2. The Sailors Song
  3. Had I The Wyte
  4. The Rantin Dog the Daddie Ot
  5. The Toast

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