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Burns

Robert. 1759--96, Scottish lyric poet. His verse, written mostly in dialect, includes love songs, nature poetry, and satires. Auld Lang Syne and Tam o' Shanter are among his best known poems
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The presentation of the Burnsian aspect of William Robertson Smith's vast collection is a fitting tribute to the Bard on the 250th anniversary of his birth, together with the long-overdue recognition of Smith's own activities as a collector.
Recognising that Burns' lovers the world over would benefit from the translation of some of the trickier Scots sayings in Burns' poems and songs, Scotweb, web experts specialising in all things Scottish, have developed a free, comprehensive glossary of 2000 Burnsian Scots words translated into English, French, German and Spanish.
Obviously, the Burnsian style, even with such a mouthpiece, is not suited to controversy, though controversy there was in plenty about the lives of his heroines.