Inconstancy in Love

Let not Woman e'er complain Of inconstancy in love; Let not Woman e'er complain, Fickle Man is apt to rove: Look abroad through Nature's range, Nature's mighty law is CHANGE; Ladies would it not seem strange Man should then a monster prove. Mark the winds, and mark the skies; Oceans ebb, and oceans flow; Sun and moon but set to rise; Round and round the seasons go: Why then ask of silly Man, To oppose great Nature's plan? We'll be constant while we can You can be no more, you know.


Paul Higgins

About this work

This is a song by Robert Burns. It was written in 1794 and is read here by Paul Higgins.

Themes for this song

woman love nature

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