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Lady Onlie, Honest Lucky
TUNE: Ruffian's Rant

 

Burns Original

Standard English Translation

Chorus
Lady Onlie, honest lucky,
Brews guid ale at shore o' Bucky:
I wish her sale for her guid ale,
The best on a' the shore o' Bucky!
1.
A' the lads o' Thorniebank,
When they gae to the shore o' Bucky,
They'll step in an' tak a pint
Wi' Lady Onlie, honest lucky.
2.
Her house sae bien, her curch sae clean -
I wat she is a dainty chuckie,
And cheery blinks the ingle-gleede
O' Lady Onlie, honest lucky!

Chorus
Lady Onlie, honest lucky,
Brews good ale at shore of Bucky (Buchan):
I wish her sale for her good ale,
The best on all the shore of Buchan!

All the lads of Thorniebank,
When they go to the shore of Buchan,
They will step in and take a pint
With Lady Onlie, honest lucky.

Her house so comfortable, her head cover so clean -
I know she is a dainty old dear,
And cheery flickers the fireplace-blaze
Of Lady Onlie, honest lucky!

 

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