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Lovely Polly Stewart

TUNE: Ye're welcome Charlie Stewart (You are welcome Charlie Stewart)

 

Burns Original

Standard English Translation

Chorus
O lovely Polly Stewart,
O charming Polly Stewart,
There's ne'er a flower that blooms in May,
That's half so fair as thou art!
1.
The flower it blaws, it fades, it fa's,
And art can ne'er renew it;
But Worth and Truth eternal youth
Will gie to Polly Stewart!
2.
May he whase arms shall fauld thy charms
Possess a leal and true heart!
To him be given to ken the heaven
He grasps in Polly Stewart!

Chorus
O lovely Polly Stewart,
O charming Polly Stewart,
There is never a flower that blooms in May,
That is half so fair as you are!

The flower it blows, it fades, it falls,
And art can never renew it;
But Worth and Truth eternal youth
Will give to Polly Stewart!

May he whose arms shall enfold your charms
Possess a loyal and true heart!
To him be given to know the heaven
He grasps in Polly Stewart!

 

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