A Text From Burns
Returning one quiet summer evening to his Manse
the Minister stopped at a cottage door to have a chat with one of his flock.
They talked easily enough about mutual interests for a short time as they
gazed on the quiet Border hills, but gradually the flow of conversation
At last the Minister broke one of the long
silences by murmuring as he pointed to the landscape, "I to the hills will
lift mine eyes."
"Ay man" replied the other, finding himself
as he thought on safe ground "Ay, Robbie Burns was the boy!"
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