Oatcakes are a delicate relish when eaten warm with ale.
Oh would some power the gift give us,to see ourselves as others see us!
What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted.
When matters are desperate we must put on a desperate face.
God knows, I'm not the thing I should be, Nor am I even the thing I could be, But twenty times I rather would be An atheist clean, Than under gospel colours hid be Just for a screen.