She's fair and fause

She's fair and fause that causes my smart, I lo'ed her meikle and lang; She's broken her vow, she's broken my heart, And I may e'en gae hang. A coof cam in wi' routh o' gear, And I hae tint my dearest dear; But woman is but warld's gear, Sae let the bonie lass gang. Whae'er ye be that woman love, To this be never blind; Nae ferlie 'tis tho' fickle she prove, A woman has't by kind; O woman, lovely woman fair! An angel form's faun to thy share; 'Twad been o'er meikle to gien thee mair, I mean an angel mind.


Gerry Mulgrew

About this work

This is a song by Robert Burns. It was written in 1792 and is read here by Gerry Mulgrew.

Themes for this song

love woman anguish

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