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92              TONE-POETRY OF ROBERT BURNS
No. 98. O, wat ye wha that lo'es me.
Tune : Morag,
Scots Musical Museum, 1788, No. 143.
O, wat ye wha that lo'es me, And has my heart a keeping?
O, sweet is she that lo'es me As dews o' summer weeping, In tears the rosebuds steeping!
Chorus. O, that's the lassie o' my heart, My lassie ever dearer ; O, that's the queen oy womankind. And ne'er a ane to peer her I
If thou shalt meet a lassie
In grace and beauty charming,
That e1en thy chosen lassie,
Erewhile thy breast sae warming, Had ne'er sic powers alarming:
If thou hadst heard her talking (And thy attention 's plighted),
That ilka body talking
But her, by thee is slighted, And thou art all delighted :