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Robert Burns (1759–1796).  Poems and Songs.
The Harvard Classics.  1909–14.
 
256. Song—Beware o’ Bonie Ann
 
 
YE gallants bright, I rede you right,
  Beware o’ bonie Ann;
Her comely face sae fu’ o’ grace,
  Your heart she will trepan:
Her een sae bright, like stars by night,        5
  Her skin sae like the swan;
Sae jimply lac’d her genty waist,
  That sweetly ye might span.
 
Youth, Grace, and Love attendant move,
  And pleasure leads the van:        10
In a’ their charms, and conquering arms,
  They wait on bonie Ann.
The captive bands may chain the hands,
  But love enslaves the man:
Ye gallants braw, I rede you a’,        15
  Beware o’ bonie Ann!
 

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