Robert Burns
Ayrshire / Scotland
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A Tippling Ballad—when Princes And Prelates, Etc.

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WHEN Princes and Prelates,
And hot-headed zealots,
A' Europe had set in a low, a low,
The poor man lies down,
Nor envies a crown,
And comforts himself as he dow, as he dow,
And comforts himself as he dow.


The black-headed eagle,
As keen as a beagle,
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Susan Williams 15 April 2016
I have looked high and low and googled my heart out and never found a translation of important key words in this ballad- -I think this would be a great one if I only knew what he was saying.
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