Last Parting of Burns and Bonnie Jean

DESCRIPTION: "Come near to me, Jean, come close to my side... That the widow's God may soften the road For my helpless bairns and thee, O." Burns bids farewell. After he dies, she kisses his cold lips and takes a lock of his hair. Burns is buried and widely mourned
AUTHOR: Elizabeth Rennie ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Ord)
KEYWORDS: death burial separation
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1759-1796 - life of Robert Burns
1788 - Burns marries Jean Armour (1767-1834)
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ord, p. 356, "Last Parting of Burns and Bonnie Jean" (1 text)
Roud #5606
File: Ord356

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