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I Love My Love In Secret

TUNE: (As Title)

 

Burns Original

Standard English Translation

Chorus
My Sandy O, my Sandy O,
My bonie, bonie Sandy O!
Tho' the love that I owe
To thee I dare na show,
Yet I love my love in secret,
My Sandy O!
1.
My Sandy gied to me a ring
Was a' beset wi' diamonds fine;
But I gied him a far better thing,
I gied my heart in pledge o' his ring.
2.
My Sandy brak a piece o' gowd,
While down his cheeks the saut tears row'd;
He took a hauf, and gied it to me,
And I'll keep it till the hour I die.

Chorus
My Sandy O, my Sandy O,
My handsome, handsome Sandy O!
Though the love that I owe
To you I dare not show,
Yet I love my love in secret,
My Sandy O!

My Sandy gave to me a ring
Was all set with diamonds fine;
But I gave him a far better thing,
I gave my heart in pledge of his ring.

My Sandy broke a piece of gold,
While down his cheeks the salt tears rolled;
He took a half, and gave it to me,
And I will keep it till the hour I die.

 

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