Awa' Whigs Awa'

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Robert Burns, 1789

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|: Awa, Whigs, awa! :|
Ye're but a pack o traitor louns,
Ye'll do nae guid at a'.

Our thrissles flourish'd fresh and fair,
And bonie bloom'd our roses;
But Whigs cam like a frost in June,
An wither'd a our posies.
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2. Our ancient crown's fa'en in the dust;
Deil blin' them wi the stoure o't!
An write their names in the black beuk,
Wha gae the Whigs the power o't.
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3. Our sad decay in church and state
Surpasses my descriving:
The Whig cam o'er us for a curse,
An' we hae done wi' thriving.
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4. Grim Vengeance lang has taen a nap,
But we may see him waukin:
Gude help the day when Royal heads
Are hunted like a maukin!
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