„Oh would some power the giftie gie us, To see ourselves as others see us.“

—  Robert Burns, To a Louse

To a Louse, st. 8 (1786) http://www.poetry-online.org/burns_to_a_louse.htm
Variante: O, wad some Power the giftie gie us
To see oursels as others see us!
It wad frae monie a blunder free us
Quelle: The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns
Kontext: O, wad some Power the giftie gie us
To see oursels as others see us!
It wad frae monie a blunder free us,
An' foolish notion.
What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us
An' ev'n Devotion

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schottischer Schriftsteller und Poet 1759 - 1796

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