[Page 232]

[EPITAPH] ON WEE JOHNIE.

Hic jacet wee Johnie.

1 Whoe'er thou art, O reader, know,
2 That Death has murder'd Johnie;
3 An' here his body lies fu' low
4 For saul he ne'er had ony.

    Text

    • TEI/XML [chunk] (XML - 10K / ZIP - 2.0K) / ECPA schema (RNC - 357K / ZIP - 73K)
    • Plain text [excluding paratexts] (TXT - 181 / ZIP - 334 )

    Facsimile (Source Edition)

    (Page images digitized by National Library of Scotland.)

    Images

    All Images (ZIP - 1.7M)

    PDF

    All Images (PDF - 516K)

    About this text

    Title (in Source Edition): [EPITAPH] ON WEE JOHNIE. Hic jacet wee Johnie.
    Author: Robert Burns
    Themes:
    Genres: epitaph

    Text view / Document view

    Source edition

    POEMS, CHIEFLY IN THE SCOTTISH DIALECT, BY ROBERT BURNS. Kilmarnock: printed by John Wilson, M,DCC,LXXXVI., 1786, p. 232. 240p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T91548) (Page images digitized by National Library of Scotland.)

    Editorial principles

    The text has been typographically modernized, but without any silent modernization of spelling, capitalization, or punctuation. The source of the text is given and all editorial interventions have been recorded in textual notes. Based on the electronic text originally produced by the ECCO-TCP project, this ECPA text has been edited to conform to the recommendations found in Level 5 of the Best Practices for TEI in Libraries version 3.0.

    Other works by Robert Burns