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Wee Willie Gray

By |2018-11-12T18:28:55+00:00November 10th, 2018|1795, Robert Burns Poems, Song, Type, Year|

Wee Willie Gray, and his leather wallet, Peel a willow wand to be him boots and jacket; The rose upon the breir will be him trews an' doublet, The rose upon the breir will be him trewsan'doublet, WeeWillie Gray, and his leather wallet, Twice a lily-flower will be him sarkand cravat; Feathers of a flee [...]

On Chloris Being Ill

By |2018-11-12T18:28:51+00:00November 10th, 2018|1795, Robert Burns Poems, Song, Type, Year|

Chorus-Long, long the night, Heavy comes the morrow While my soul's delight Is on her bed of sorrow. Can I cease to care? Can I cease to languish, While my darling Fair Is on the couch of anguish? Long, long, &c. Ev'ry hope is fled, Ev'ry fear is terror, Slumber ev'n I dread, Ev'ry dream [...]

The Braw Wooer

By |2018-11-12T18:28:51+00:00November 10th, 2018|1795, Robert Burns Poems, Song, Type, Year|

Last May, a brawwooer camdoun the langglen, And sairwi' his love he did deaveme; I said, there was naethingI hated like men- The deuce gae wi'm, to believe me, believe me; The deuce gae wi'm to believe me. He spako' the darts in my bonieblack e'en, And vow'd for my love he was diein, I [...]

The Cooper O’ Cuddy

By |2018-11-12T18:28:51+00:00November 10th, 2018|1795, Robert Burns Poems, Song, Type, Year|

Chorus-We'll hide the Cooper behint the door, Behint the door, behint the door, We'll hide the Cooper behint the door, And cover him under a mawn, O. The Cooper o'Cuddy came here awa, He ca'd the girrs out o'er us a'; An'our gudewife has gotten a ca', That's anger'd the silly gudeman O. We'll hide [...]

The Lass O’ Ecclefechan

By |2018-11-12T18:28:54+00:00November 10th, 2018|1795, Robert Burns Poems, Song, Type, Year|

Gat ye me, O gat ye me, O gatye me wi'naething? Rockanreel, and spinning wheel, A micklequarter basin: Bye attour my Gutcherhas A heichhouse and a laich ane, A'forbye my boniesel, The tosso'Ecclefechan. O haud your tongue now, Lucky Lang, O haudyour tongue and jauner I held the gatetillyou I met, SyneI began to wander: [...]