The History of Leith

August 24, 2006

The Last Words of James Mackpherson Murderer

I spent my time in rioting,
debauch’d my health and strength,
I pillag’d, plundred, murdered,
but now alas! at length;
I’m brought to punishment condign;
pale Death draws near to me,
The end I ever did project
to hang upon a Tree.
To hang upon a Tree a Tree
that curs’d unhappy Death;
like to a Wolf so worried be
and chocked in the breath;
It makes my very heart to break
when this I think upon

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