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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:22 am 
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What is the completion of this quote? It seems to me it something gaelic, and that it has to do with them going awry.

Also, who said it?

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Your quotation is from a poem by Scottish poet Robert Burns, "To A Mouse, On Turning Her Up In Her Nest With The Plough," 1785.

"But, Mousie, thou art no thy lane,
In proving foresight may be vain;
The best-laid schemes o' mice an 'men
Gang aft agley,

An'lea'e us nought but grief an' pain,
For promis'd joy!"


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 Post subject: Best Laid Plans ...
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That's it!! Thank you so much, Moderator!

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