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The Captain's Lady
TUNE: (As Title)

 

Burns Original

Standard English Translation



Chorus
O, mount and go,
Mount and make you ready!
O, mount and go,
And be the Captain's Lady!
1.
When the drums do beat,
And the cannons rattle,
Thou shalt sit in state,
And see thy love in battle:
2.
When the vanquish'd foe
Sues for peace and quiet,
To the shades we'll go,
And in love enjoy it.



Chorus
O, mount and go,
Mount and make you ready!
O, mount and go,
And be the Captain's Lady!

When the drums do beat,
And the cannons rattle,
You shall sit in state,
And see thy love in battle:

When the vanquished foe
Sues for peace and quiet,
To the shades we will go,
And in love enjoy it.

 

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