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John Barbour

(c.1320 – 13 March 1395 / Aberdeenshire or Galloway, Scotland)

Quotations

The Brus Book V

The king goes to Carrick; he upbraids Cuthbert]


Thys wes in ver quhen wynter tid
With his blastis hidwys to bid
Was ourdryvyn and byrdis smale
As turturis and the nychtyngale
5 Begouth rycht sariely to syng
And for to mak in thar singyng

[Hata Bildir]