What verse can sing...

This holograph manuscript fragment is an extract from "Election Ballad  - At Close of the Contest for Representing the Dumfries Burghs 1790" - parts of verses 17, 18, 22, 23.   Inscription, in Burn's hand: 'What Verse can sing, what Prose narrate The butcher deeds of bloody Fate Amid this mighty tulzie. Grim Horror girn'd; pale Terror roar'd, As Murther at his thrapple shor'd, And hell mix'd in the brulzie. As highland craigs by thunder cleft'
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Robert Burns
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200mm x 67mm
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Dumfries & Galloway Council
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