The Scottish Word:


“Then let us pray that come it may [As come it will for a’ that], That sense an worth oer a’ the earth, Shall bear the gree an a’ that. For a’ that an a’ that, It’s coming yet for a’ that, That man to man the world oer, Shall brithers be for a’ that.”


brithers: brothers.

“Secretary-General Kofi Annan used Scottish poet Robert Burns’ prayer for brotherhood to plead for an end to bigotry…”

The complete poem.

[aboon spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

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