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Sweet Tibbie Dunbar

TUNE: Johnny MacGill

 

Burns Original

Standard English Translation


1.
O, wilt thou go wi' me, sweet Tibbie Dunbar?
O, wilt thou go wi' me, sweet Tibbie Dunbar?
Wilt thou ride on a horse, or be drawn in a car,
Or walk by my side, O sweet Tibbie Dunbar?
2.
I care na thy daddie, his lands and his money;
I care na thy kin, sae high and sae lordly;
But say that thou'lt hae me for better or waur,
And come in thy coatie, sweet Tibbie Dunbar.



O, will you go with me, sweet Tibbie Dunbar?
O, will you go with me, sweet Tibbie Dunbar?
Will you ride on a horse, or be drawn in a car,
Or walk by my side, O sweet Tibbie Dunbar?

I care not your daddy, his lands and his money;
I care not your kin, so high and so lordly;
But say that you will have me for better or worse,
And come in your coat, sweet Tibbie Dunbar.

 

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