W. E. Aytoun

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W. E. Aytoun (21 June, 1813 - 1865) was a Scottish poet, humorist and writer.


  • Fhairshon had a son,
    Who married Noah's daughter,
    And nearly spoiled ta Flood,
    By drinking up the water.

    Which he would have done,
    I at least pelieve it,
    Had the mixture been
    Only half Glenlivet.
    • Poem, The Massacre of the Macpherson

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