Definition of Robert burns
1. Noun. Celebrated Scottish poet (1759-1796).
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Literary usage of Robert burns
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1. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1858)
"Poema ascribed to robert burns, not contained in any edition of his works hitherto ... Views in North Britain to illustrate the Poems of robert burns. ..."
2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1883)
"And it is with a feeling of affectionate interest that we turn to the humble cottage which, as the birthplace of robert burns, has become forever a hallowed ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Poems chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by robert burns (Kilmarnock, 1786), ... This was followed by Thomas Stewart's Poems ascribed to robert burns (Glasgow ..."
4. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"AE robert burns, peasant, poet, patriot, pa. 50c. '10. ... J: A. robert burns. |1. '09. John A. Joyce, 226 Maryland av., Wash., DC Burnt offering. ..."
5. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"robert burns 1759-1796 January 25, 1759, Birth at Ayr, parish of Alloway. ... —GEORGE, ANDREW J., 1896, ed., Select Poems of robert burns, p. 231. ..."