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Robert Burns: My Eppie Adair:

My Eppie Adair

 

1789
Type: Poem

Chorus.-An’ O my Eppie, my jewel, my Eppie,
Wha wad na be happy wi’ Eppie Adair?

By love, and by beauty, by law, and by duty,
I swear to be true to my Eppie Adair!
By love, and by beauty, by law, and by duty,
I swear to be true to my Eppie Adair!
And O my Eppie, &c.

A’ pleasure exile me, dishonour defile me,
If e’er I beguile ye, my Eppie Adair!
A’ pleasure exile me, dishonour defile me,
If e’er I beguile thee, my Eppie Adair!
And O my Eppie, &c.

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