The History of Leith

July 3, 2006

The Burntisland Catechisme

This ballad begins: ‘Ques. WHy must our Councellors be fools? / Ans. ‘Cause then they’re fittest to be tools. / Q. And what supplies their want of sense? / A. Their want of bread and Conscience.’ The broadside carries no date or place of publication.for more click here

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