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Encyclopedia > A Man's A Man for A' That
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A Man's a Man for A' That

The Scots song "Is There For Honest Poverty", by Robert Burns, is more commonly known as "A Man's A Man For A' That", and famous for its expression of egalitarian ideas of society, which may be seen as anticipating the ideas of liberalism that arose in the 18th century, and those of socialism which arose in the 19th century. Image File history File links Wikisource-logo. ... The original Wikisource logo. ... Scots refers to the Anglic varieties spoken in parts of Scotland. ... For the chain gang fugitive and author from Georgia, see Robert Elliott Burns. ... Egalitarianism is the moral doctrine that equality ought to prevail among some group along some dimension. ... Liberalism is an ideology, philosophical view, and political tradition which holds that liberty is the primary political value. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Socialism refers to a broad array of doctrines or political movements that envisage a socio-economic system in which property and the distribution of wealth are subject to control by the community[1] for the purposes of increasing social and economic equality and cooperation. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The song was sung at the opening of the Scottish Parliament, and is sometimes associated with ideas of Scottish independence although the song is concerned with what makes a man "honest" rather than with Scotland and its self-government, neither of which is mentioned. It is also known in translations into other European languages, for example the German "Trotz Alledem Und Alledem". For the national legislative body up to 1707, see Parliament of Scotland. ... Scottish independence is an ambition of a number of political parties, pressure groups and individuals within Scotland. ...


The words 'pride o' worth' appear on the crest of the Scottish Qualifications Authority. The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) is an Executive Agency of the Scottish Executive responsible for the development, accreditation, assessment and certification of qualifications other than degrees in Scotland. ...


A homophobic man or man who likes min in a sexually way. Ex. A gay man, That man is such a mans man. A men who has a way with men or is good a picking up men.


Such as the antonym of a ladies man.


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A homophobic man or a man who likes men in a sexual way. Ex. A gay man. That man is such a mans man. A man who has a way with men or is good at picking up men. This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... Were aw Jock Tamsons Bairns (Lowland Scots: were all John Thomsons children) is a popular adage in Scotland, meaning approximately, under the skin, we are all the same. Jock Tamson was also considered to be a very common name, so Jock Tamson may also been seen...


Such as the antonym of a ladies man.


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