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135. Epigram on Rough Roads

135. Epigram on Rough Roads

I’M now arrived-thanks to the gods!-
Thro’ pathways rough and muddy,
A certain sign that makin roads
Is no this people’s study:
Altho’ Im not wi’ Scripture cram’d,
I’m sure the Bible says
That heedless sinners shall be damn’d,
Unless they mend their ways.



Poem 135. Epigram on Rough Roads - Robert Burns