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The Bob o'Dumblane


Lassie, lend me your braw hemp-heckle, And I'll lend you my thripplin kame: My heckle is broken, it canna be gotten, And we'll gae dance the Bob o'Dumblane. Twa gaed to the wood, to the wood, to the wood, Twa gaed to the wood, three cam hame: An't be na weel bobbit, weel bobbit, weel bobbit, An't be na weel bobbit, we'll bob it again.

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Dougray Scott

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This is a poem by Robert Burns. It was written in 1796 and is read here by Dougray Scott.

Themes for this poem

nature woman

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