A Red, Red Rose By Robert Burns

A Red, Red Rose By Robert Burns O my Luve’s like a red, red rose That’s newly sprung in June; O my Luve’s like the melodie That’s sweetly played in tune. As fair art thou, my bonnie lass, So deep in luve am I; And I will luve thee still, my dear, Till a’ the […]

To A Kiss By Robert Burns

To A Kiss By Robert Burns Humid seal of soft affections, Tend’rest pledge of future bliss, Dearest tie of young connections, Love’s first snow-drop, virgin kiss. Speaking silence, dumb confession, Passion’s birth, and infants’ play, Dove-like fondness, chaste concession, Glowing dawn of brighter day. Sorrowing joy, adieu’s last action, Ling’ring lips, — no more to […]

A Poet’s Welcome To His Love-Begotten Daughter’ By Robert Burns

A Poet’s Welcome To His Love-Begotten Daughter By Robert Burns Thou’s welcome, wean; mishanter fa’ me, If thoughts o’ thee, or yet thy mamie, Shall ever daunton me or awe me, My bonie lady, Or if I blush when thou shalt ca’ me Tyta or daddie. Tho’ now they ca’ me fornicator, An’ tease my […]

To A Mountain Daisy By Robert Burns

Wee, modest, crimson-tippèd flow’r, Thou’s met me in an evil hour; For I maun crush amang the stoure Thy slender stem: To spare thee now is past my pow’r, Thou bonie gem. Alas! it’s no thy neibor sweet, The bonie lark, companion meet, Bending thee ‘mang the dewy weet Wi’ spreck’d breast, When upward-springing, blythe, […]

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Address To The Toothache By Robert Burns

Address To The Toothache By Robert Burns My curse upon your venom’d stang, That shoots my tortur’d gums alang, An’ thro’ my lug gies mony a twang, Wi’ gnawing vengeance, Tearing my nerves wi’ bitter pang, Like racking engines! When fevers burn, or argues freezes, Rheumatics gnaw, or colics squeezes, Our neibor’s sympathy can ease […]

Highland Mary By Robert Burns

Highland Mary By Robert Burns Ye banks, and braes, and streams aroundThe castle o’ Montgomery,Green be your woods, and fair your flowers,Your waters never drumlie!There Simmer first unfald her robes,And there the langest tarry:For there I took the last FareweelO’ my sweet Highland Mary.How sweetly bloom’d the gay, green birk,How rich the hawthorn’s blossom;As underneath […]

Auld Lang Syne By Robert Burns

Auld Lang Syne By Robert Burns Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne! Chorus: For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne. We’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet, For auld lang syne. And surely ye’ll be your pint stowp! And […]

The Henpecked Husband By Robert Burns

The Henpecked Husband By Robert Burns Curs’d be the man, the poorest wretch in life, The crouching vassal to a tyrant wife! Who has no will but by her high permission, Who has not sixpence but in her possession; Who must to he, his dear friend’s secrets tell, Who dreads a curtain lecture worse than […]

The Silver Tassie By Robert Burns

The Silver Tassie By Robert Burns Go bring to me a pint o wine, And fill it in a silver tassie; That I may drink, before I go, A service to my bonie lassie: The boat rocks at the pier o Leith, Fu loud the wind blaws frae the Ferry, The ship rides by the […]

Now Spring Has Clad The Grove In Green By Robert Burns

Now Spring Has Clad The Grove In Green By Robert Burns NOW spring has clad the grove in green, And strew’d the lea wi’ flowers; The furrow’d, waving corn is seen Rejoice in fostering showers. While ilka thing in nature join Their sorrows to forego, O why thus all alone are mine The weary steps […]