Robert Burns, 1789
The Laddies by the banks o' Nith|
Wad trust his Grace wi a', Jamie;
But he'll sair them, as he sair'd the King
Turn tail and rin awa', Jamie.
Up and waur them a', Jamie,
Up and waur them a';
The Johnstones hae the guidin o't,
Ye turncoat Whigs, awa'!
2. The day he stude his country's friend,
3. But wha is he, his country's boast?|
Like him there is na twa, Jamie;
There's no a callent tents the kye,
But kens o' Westerha', Jamie.
4. To end the wark, here's Whistlebirk,
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