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72
TONE-POETRY OF ROBERT BURNS
No. 71. I hae wife 0' my ain.
Tune : I hae a wife o' my aitt Scots Musical Museum) 1792, No. 352.
I hae a wife o' my ain, I'll partake wi' naebody;
I'll tak cuckold frae nane, I'll gie cuckold to naebody.
I hae a penny to spend, There—thanks to. naebody !
I hae naething to lend, I'll borrow frae naebody.
I am naebody's lord,
I'll be slave to naebody:
I hae a gude braid-sword, I'll tak dunts frae naebody.
I'll be merry and free, I'll be sad for naebody,
Naebody cares for me, I care for naebody.






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