In These New Times

A new paradigm for a post-imperial world

Ye Jacobites by name!

Posted by seumasach on March 26, 2009

Words by Robert Burns(1759-1796)

This is a rebel song masquerading as a denunciation of the Jacobite uprising of 1745. The poet shows a magical touch in expressing his sympathies through pure irony.

One Response to “Ye Jacobites by name!”

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