Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE LIBELLER'S SELF-REPROOF, by ROBERT BURNS



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THE LIBELLER'S SELF-REPROOF, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rash mortal, and slanderous poet, thy name
Last Line: Says, the more 'tis a truth, sir, the more 'tis a libel!
Subject(s): Truth


Rash mortal, and slanderous poet, thy name
Shall no longer appear in the records of Fame;
Dost not know that old Mansfield, who writes like the Bible,
Says, the more 'tis a truth, sir, the more 'tis a libel!





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