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 Robert Burns 


There was a lad was born in Kyle,
But whatna day o' whatna style,
I doubt it's hardly worth the while'
To be sae nice wi' Robin

Robin was a rovin' boy -
Rantin' rovin', rantin' rovin' -
Robin was a rovin' boy -
Rantin' rovin' Robin !

Our monarch's hindmost year but ane
Was five-and-twenty days begun,
'Twas then a blast o' Janwar win'
Blew hansel in on Robin.

Robin was, & c.

The gossip keekit in his loof,
Quo' she, 'Wha lives will see the proof,
This waly boy will be nae coof,
I think we'll ca' him Robin.

Robin was, & c.

'He'll hae misfortunes great and sma',
But ay a heart aboon them a' ;
He'll be a credit till us a',
We'll a' be proud o' Robin.

Robin was, & c.

'But sure as three times three mak' nine,
I see by ilka score and line,
This chap will dearly like our kin',
So leeze me on thee, Robin.

Robin was, & c.

'Guid faith,' quo' she, 'I doubt you gar
The bonie lasses lie aspar ;
But twenty fauts ye may hae waur,
So blessin's on thee, Robin !

Robin was, & c.

Footnote : On the anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns it seems appropriate to sing his own song about his birth and life - one of the most popular and best known songs penned by our National Bard. 



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