Remember Tam-o'-Shanter's mare. You may pay too dear for your
whistle, as Meg lost her tail, pulled off by Nannie of the
Think, ye may buy the joys owre dear-
Remember Tam-o'-Shanter's mare
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
More on Tam-o'-Shanter's Mare from Infoplease:
- Tam-o'-Shanter's Mare - Tam-o'-Shanter's Mare Remember Tam-o'-Shanter's mare. You may pay too dear for your ...
- Tam O' Shanter - Poems and Songs of Robert Burnsby Robert Burns Verses On Captain Grose On The Birth Of A Posthumous ...
- Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: T - Definitions, origins, and illustrative excerpts for words, phases, and literary allusions starting with "T"