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I'll Ay Ca' In By Yon Town

 

Burns Original

Standard English Translation

I'll Ay Ca' In By Yon Town

Chorus
I'll ay ca' in by yon town,
An' by yon garden green again!
I'll ay ca' in by yon town,
And see my bonie Jean again.
1.
There's nane shall ken, there's nane can guess
What brings me back the gate again,
But she, my fairest faithfu' lass,
And stow'nlins we sall meet again.
2.
She'll wander by the aiken tree,
When trystin time draws near again;
And when her lovely form I see,
O haith! she's doubly dear again.


(Note:- trystin or more correctly trysting,
means a meeting; but in Scotland in had the
connotation of a meeting between young lovers.)

 

I will Always Call In By Yonder Town

Chorus
I will Always Call In By Yonder Town,
And by yonder garden green again!
I will Always Call In By Yonder Town,
And see my lovely Jean again.

There is none shall know, there is none can guess
What brings me back the same way again,
But she, my fairest faithful girl,
And by stealth we shall meet again.

She will wander by the oaken tree,
When trysting time draws near again;
And when her lovely form I see,
O faith! she is doubly dear again.


 

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