O Death! the poor man's dearest friend,
The kindest and the best!

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Original Citation

Burns, Robert. Man was made to Mourn: A Dirge. 1784, st. 11.

Current Citation

Burns, Robert. "Man Was Made to Mourn. A Dirge." Robert Burns: Selected Poems, edited Carol Mcguirk. Penguin Classics, 1994, I. 11.