Good luck with the move! (nfm)
Posted by Caroline on January 08, 1998 at 21:00:29:
In response to Rabbie Burns - reply to Caroline, written by lizard on January 08, 1998 at 06:02:57
] I'm having to search further and further down the page to find our discussion! I feel that anything else that I have to offer would be highly suppositious: I haven't found any further references to Rab in any of my JA texts, but some are packed, or 120km away (I'm in the process of moving).
] Perhaps I should just say that my original comments were not meant to slander the braw bricht laddie, just to point out that he was a rebel of his time and had a reputation for romantic entanglements.
] I take your point that he was also a part of the early C19 phenomenon of self educated people who were of artisan, or labouring classes, challenging the stranglehold of the aristocracy and gentry on education, philosophy and politics.
] Thanks for the discussion, Caroline!
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