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170            TONE-POETRY OF ROBERT BURNS
No. 190. But warily tent when ye come to court me.
Tune : Whistle an' I'll come to ye, my ladScots Mus. Museum, 1788, No. 106.
Chorus. O, whistle an' I'll come to ye, my lad I O, whistle an' I'll come to ye, my lad! Tha' father an' mother an' a' should gae mad, O, whistle an' I'll come to ye, my lad!
But warily tent when ye come to court me, And come nae unless the back-yett be a-jee; Syne up the back-style, and let naebody see, And come as ye were na comin to me bis
At kirk, or at market, whene'er ye meet me, Gang by me as tho' that ye car'd na a flie; But steal me a blink o' your bonie black e'e, Yet look as ye were na looking to me bis






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