The Selkirk Grace

Some hae meat and canna eat,
And some wad eat that want it,
But we hae meat and we can eat,
And sae the Lord be thankit.

Written by Robbie Burns in 1787.
Born in 1759 in the village of Alloway, two miles south of Ayr,
his birthdate of 25 January is ¬†observed as ‘Burns Night’.