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Lang Hae We Parted Been
TUNE: Laddie Lie Near Me (Lad Lie Near Me)

 

Burns Original

Standard English Translation

Lang Hae We Parted Been

Chorus
Near me, near me,
Lassie, lie near me!
Lang hast thou lien thy lane,
Lassie, lie near me!
1.
Lang hae we parted been,
Lassie, my dearie;
Now we are met again -
Lassie, lie near me!
2.
A' that I hae endur'd,
Lassie, my dearie;
Here in thy arms is cur'd -
Lassie, lie near me!

 

Long Have We Parted Been

Chorus
Near me, near me,
Lass, lie near me!
Long have you lain your alone,
Lass, lie near me!

Long have we parted been,
Lass, my dear (darling);
Now we are met again -
Lass, lie near me!

All that I have endured,
Lass, my dear (darling);
Here in your arms is cured -
Lass, lie near me!

 

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