Radical Rabbie

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    Address of Beelzebub (1785) - a searing monologue in defence of tenant farmers who were fleeing poverty by emigrating to Canada, ruthlessly attacking the Highland landlords who tried to stop them.

  • 02

    The Dagger (1793)

    Lost for years before its rediscovery by Patrick Scott Hogg in 1997, it is a clever satirical poem supporting the French Revolution and calling for parliamentary reform.

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