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Pane of glass, inscribed with a poem attributed to Robert Burns
This pane of glass is scratched with a verse from a poem attributed to Robert Burns (1759-96). Burns was given a diamond-tipped stylus by his patron and friend, the Earl of Glencairn, and he had a habit of inscribing lines on windows.
Robert Burns is acknowledged around the world as a poet and songwriter of extraordinary impact. His poetry has been translated into over 25 languages.
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