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472. To the beautiful Miss Eliza J n, on her principles of Liberty and Eqality

472. To the beautiful Miss Eliza J n, on her principles of Liberty and Eqality

HOW, Liberty! girl, can it be by thee nam’d?
Equality too! hussey, art not asham’d?
Free and Equal indeed, while mankind thou enchainest,
And over their hearts a proud Despot so reignest.



Poem 472. To the beautiful Miss Eliza J n, on her principles of Liberty and Eqality - Robert Burns