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Wee Willie Gray
TUNE: Totum Fogg

 

Burns Original

Standard English Translation

 

Wee Willie Gray
1.
Wee Willie Gray and his leather wallet,
Peel a willow-wand to be him boots and jacket!
The rose upon the brier will be him trouse and doublet -
The rose upon the brier will be him trouse and doublet!

Wee Willie Gray and his leather wallet,
Twice a lily-flower will be him sark and gravat!
Feathers of a flie wad feather up his bonnet -
Feathers of a flie wad feather up his bonnet!

 

 

Little Willie Gray

Little Willie Gray and his leather wallet,
Peel a willow-wand to be him boots and jacket!
The rose upon the brier will be him trousers and doublet -
The rose upon the brier will be him trousers and doublet!

Little Willie Gray and his leather wallet,
Twice a lily-flower will be him shirt and cravat!
Feathers of a fly would feather up his bonnet -
Feathers of a fly would feather up his bonnet!

 

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