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Robert Burns was advised by a friend not to write in Scottish verse because London readers wouldn't understand it

Robert Burns was advised by a friend not to write in Scottish verse because London readers wouldn't understand it

Robert Burns was advised by Dr John Moore in 1787 not to write in Scots Told him in letter to 'deal more sparingly for the future in the Provincial Dialect' Burns refused and may even have written more verses in Scots The poets most famous works include Auld Lang Syne and Address to a...

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