• What is life, when wanting love?
    Night without a morning;
    Love's the cloudless summer sun,
    Nature gay adorning.

    Robert Burns, Hamilton PAUL (1819). “The Poems & Songs of Robert Burns, with a Life of the Author ... To which is Subjoined, an Appendix, Consisting of a Panegyrical Ode, and a Demonstration of Burns' Superiority to Every Other Poet as a Writer of Songs, by the Rev. Hamilton Paul”, p.223