Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Mary,

E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
of Robert Burns. (See HIGHLAND MARY.)   1
   It may be added to what is said under Highland Mary that of Mary Morison the poet wrote:—   2
“Those smiles and glances let me see.
That make the miser’s treasure poor.”
   And in Highland Mary we have—   3
“Still o’er those scenes my mem’ry wakes,
And fondly broods with miser’s care.
   A statue to her has been recently erected in Edinburgh.   4


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