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Kinnoull Churchyard

Kinnoull Churchyard, Perth.
Photograph courtesy of Dr W.H. Findlay, Perth.

The Kirk-Yaird   play

Here the stillness o' the stane
Brings stillness to the breist:
Here the grass that is sae green
Gars the restless thocht rest.
Wha looks abüne this quiet shire
Forgets that in its stour
His world o' hunger and desire
Canna be cover'd owre.

Glossary

stane - stone; breist - breast; gars - makes; thocht - thought; abüne - over; stour - dust.

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