‘Epitaph: on Grizzel Grim’: a newly-discovered manuscript in the hand of Robert Burns

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Mackay, Pauline ; Henderson, Jonathan ; McIntyre, Pamela (2015)
  • Publisher: G. Ross Roy
  • Subject: PN | PN0441

Describes and reproduces a newly-discovered Burns manuscript, with notes and numerical calculations relating to his work as an Excise Officer, and the four-line 'Epitaph' on Grizzel Grim (Kinsley II:926); discusses its publication history, attribution to Burns, and relation to Burns's ballad of similar title; gives a collation of variant readings; and transcribes related notes about the manuscript from the Craufurdland Castle papers.
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