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198            TONE-POETRY OF ROBERT BURNS
No. 222. I coft a stane o' haslock woo.
Tune : The cardin o't Scots Musical Museum, 1796, No. 437.
I coft a stane o' haslock woo,
To mak a wab to Johnie o't; For Johnie is my only joŚ
I lo'e him best of onie yet I
Chorus. The cardin oi't, the spinnin o't,
The voarpin o't, the winnin o't; When ilka ell cost me a groat, The tailor staw the lynin o't.
For tho' his locks be lyart gray, And tho1 his brow be beld aboon,
Yet I hae seen him on a day The pride of a' the parishen.