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The History of Eob Roy is sufficiently known; his Grave is near the head of Loch Ketterine, in one of those small Pin-fold-like Burial-grounds, of neglected and desolate appearance, which the Traveller meets with in the Highlands of Scotland.
A famous Man is Robin Hood,
Heaven gave Rob Roy a dauntless heart,
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Yet was Rob Roy as wise as brave;
Say, then, that he was wise as brave
Said generous Rob, " What need of Books?
"We have a passion, make a law,
"And, puzzled, blinded thus, we lose
"The Creatures see of flood and field,
"For why ?—because the good old Rule
"A lesson which is quickly learn'd, "A signal this which all can see! "Thus nothing here provokes the Strong "To wanton cruelty.