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EPITAPH ON A HENPECKED COUNTRY SQUIRE.

1 As father Adam first was fool'd,
2 A case that's still too common,
3 Here lyes a man a woman rul'd,
4 The devil rul'd the woman.

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Title (in Source Edition): EPITAPH ON A HENPECKED COUNTRY SQUIRE.
Author: Robert Burns
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Burns, Robert, 1759-1796. POEMS, CHIEFLY IN THE SCOTTISH DIALECT, BY ROBERT BURNS. Kilmarnock: printed by John Wilson, M,DCC,LXXXVI., 1786, p. 230. 240p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T91548) (Page images digitized by National Library of Scotland.)

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