Could we but see ourselves as others see us
I thought of this old poem again the other day and I'll bet that you remember it too:
Could we but see ourselves as others see us.
It would from many a blunder free us!
Robert Burns, the Scottish poet, closed his poem with those lines in the final verse written Sept. 13, 1785. These are his words in the final verse:
O wad some power the giftie gie us
To see ourselves as ithers see us
It wad frae many a blunder free us,
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