A Bumper of Brandy, pp.73-74.

[Anecdotes of Burns Contents]

WHILE Burns was at Moffat once with Clarke, the composer, the poet called for a bumper of brandy. “Oh, not a bumper,” said the musician, “I prefer two small glasses.” 

“Two glasses?” cried Burns. “Why, you are like the lass in Kyle, who said she would rather be kissed twice bareheaded than once with her bonnet on.” 

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