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Lookit roond and didnae find it
I byde ayont my mairches: I maun sairve
An empire and a folk that's no my kind.
I dinnae ken their leid, forby their weys
Scunner me. My schulin disnae bind
Mysel ti their tradeition. I'm no kneelin
Ti their gods, I dinnae keep their Sabbaths either.
Their law's a kirkyaird o deid prose. I'm tint
In the tousie wab o systems. As fir siller,
It's its ain law and logic apairt frae trade.
Vertue's nae mair nor the unco-guid bangin on.
Shair, i'm officiallie o 'fixed abode'