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231.
Epitaph On My Ever Honoured Father
O YE whose cheek the tear of pity stains,
Draw near with pious rev'rence, and attend!
Here lie the loving husband's dear remains,
The tender father, and the gen'rous friend;
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232.
Epigram On A Country Laird (Cardoness)
BLESS Jesus Christ, O Cardonessp,
With grateful, lifted eyes,
Who taught that not the soul alone,
But body too shall rise;
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233.
The Inventory
SIR, as your mandate did request,
I send you here a faithfu' list,
O' gudes an' gear, an' a' my graith,
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234.
Song—i'M O'Er Young To Marry Yet
Chorus.—I'm o'er young, I'm o'er young,
I'm o'er young to marry yet;
I'm o'er young, 'twad be a sin
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235.
Song—o Were My Love You Lilac Fair
O WERE my love yon Lilac fair,
Wi' purple blossoms to the Spring,
And I, a bird to shelter there,
When wearied on my little wing!
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236.
A Tippling Ballad—when Princes And Prelates, Etc.
WHEN Princes and Prelates,
And hot-headed zealots,
A' Europe had set in a low, a low,
The poor man lies down,
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237.
Impromptu On Mrs. Riddell's Birthday
OLD Winter, with his frosty beard,
Thus once to Jove his prayer preferred:
"What have I done of all the year,
To bear this hated doom severe?
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238.
On The Seas And Far Away
HOW can my poor heart be glad,
When absent from my sailor lad;
How can I the thought forego—
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239.
Lovely Young Jessie
TRUE hearted was he, the sad swain o' the Yarrow,
And fair are the maids on the banks of the Ayr;
But by the sweet side o' the Nith's winding river,
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240.
The Winter It Is Past
THE WINTER it is past, and the summer comes at last
And the small birds, they sing on ev'ry tree;
Now ev'ry thing is glad, while I am very sad,
Since my true love is parted from me.
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