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Robert Burns (1759–1796).  Poems and Songs.
The Harvard Classics.  1909–14.
 
78. Epitaph for James Smith
 
 
LAMENT him, Mauchline husbands a’,
  He aften did assist ye;
For had ye staid hale weeks awa,
  Your wives they ne’er had miss’d ye.
 
Ye Mauchline bairns, as on ye press        5
  To school in bands thegither,
O tread ye lightly on his grass,—
  Perhaps he was your father!
 

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