1788 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Alexander Ross

Robert Burns to John Beugo, 9 September 1788; Letters, ed. Roy (1985) 1:312.



I will send you the Fortunate Shepherdess as soon as I return to Ayrshire; for there I keep it with other precious treasure. — I shall send it by a careful hand, as I would not for any thing it should be mislaid or lost.