The History of Leith

June 15, 2006

A Scots Answer to a British Vision

Verse 1: ‘Two British Wits Conspir’d, / A Scottish Dream to Answer, / Both equally Inspir’d / With Nonsence, Punns and Banter; / Sence smil’d to see / Them so agree / In Bluntness and Stupidite.’ Although there are no publication details given for this sheet, it would have been published in late 1706 or early 1707, when the negotiations leading up to the Act of Union were taking place.for more click here

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