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Fair Helen

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I wish I were where Helen lies;
Night and day on me she cries;
Oh that I were where Helen lies
On fair Kirconnell lea!

Curst be the heart that thought the thought,
And curst the hand that fired the shot,
When in my arms burd Helen dropt,
And died to succour me!

O think na but my heart was sair
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Jim Hogg 01 April 2021

This is an old Scottish song that was collected and published by Walter Scott. Burns also published a slightly different version.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 01 April 2021

Most Beautifyl Classic Poem Of The Day. Congratulations for TCPOTD.Loveliest flow ever, fascinating end rhymes. I have truly enjoyed. God's Blessings

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