Mudcat Café message #4028817 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #167144   Message #4028817
Posted By: Ged Fox
17-Jan-20 - 07:17 PM
Thread Name: Burns night repertoire suggestions? (songs)
Subject: RE: Burns night repertoire suggestions?
BanjoRay: Is there for honest poverty [a man] that hangs his head and a' that?

i.e. Is there a man who has no self-respect just because he is poor? If so, we'll rate him as a cowardly slave, for we see no shame in being poor for all that our work is of the ordinary kind. Wealth is just a hallmark on gold, manhood is the gold itself.

Or, something like that