Robert Burns
Ayrshire / Scotland
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A Poets's Welcome To His Love-Begotten Daughter

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Thou's welcome, wean; mishanter fa' me,
If thoughts o' thee, or yet thy mammie,
Shall ever daunton me or awe me,
My sweet wee lady,
Or if I blush when thou shalt ca' me
Tyta or daddie.

Tho' now they ca' me fornicator,
An' tease my name in countra clatter,
The mair they talk, I'm kend the better,
E'en let them clash;
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* Sunprincess * 19 March 2014 favorite stanza.. For if thou be what I wad hae thee, And tak the counsel I shall gie thee, I'll never rue my trouble wi' thee - The cost nor shame o't, But be a loving father to thee, And brag the name o't.
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