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My Wife's A Winsome Wee Thing

 

Burns Original

Standard English Translation

My Wife's A Winsome Wee Thing
TUNE: My wife's a wanton wee thing

Chorus
She is a winsome wee thing,
She is a handsome wee thing,
She is a lo'esome wee thing,
This sweet wee wife o' mine!
1.
I never saw a fairer,
I never lo'ed a dearer,
And neist my heart I'll wear her,
For fear my jewel tine.
2.
The warld's wrack, we share o't;
The warstle and the care o't,
Wi' her I'll blythely bear it,
And think my lot divine.

 

My Wife Is A Winsome Little Thing
(My wife is a wanton little thing)

Chorus
She is a winsome little thing,
She is a handsome little thing,
She is a lovesome little thing,
This sweet little wife of mine!

I never saw a fairer,
I never loved a dearer,
And next my heart I will wear her,
For fear my jewel be lost.

The world's trouble, we share of it;
The wrestle and the care of it,
With her I will blythely bear it,
And think my lot devine.

 

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