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Brian Og and Molly Bawn (Brian) Oh come listen to my story Molly Bawn For I'm bound for death of glory, Molly Bawn For I've listed in the Army where no more eyes can harm me, Faith they'd kill me though they charm me, Molly Bawn (Molly) Wisha Brian, you been drinkin' now, you rogue I can tell it by your winking, Brian Og But you'd ne'er be such a villain as take the Saxon Shillin' And to do their dirty killin', Brian Og And shure what will all the boys say, Brian Og That you've turned a red-coat h'athen, Brian Og Go list so, if it please you, ach ya villian, do not tease me Sure you'd drive a cailín crazy, Brian Og (Brian) 'Twas yourself that drove me to it, Molly Bawn, When you read my death you'll rue it, Molly Bawn When I die mid' foemen wrestlin' where the balls like hail are whistlin' Aye, and bloody bayonets bristlin' Molly Bawn And the last words I'll be speakin', Molly Bawn When me soul its leave is takin', Molly Bawn, 'An Grádh mo Croidhe mo Storín your old sweetheart Brian Ogín For you his blood is pourin', Molly Bawn (Molly) Shure I done it all to prove you, Brian Og, But I hate -- Oh no, I love you, Brian Og. But keep up your heart, a Cara, for I'll buy you out tomorrow 'Tho I die of shame and sorrow Brian Og And to think that you should doubt me, Brian Og And meself so wild about you, Brian Og Would let that thief Phil Dornan come and wed me in the mornin' Faith you might have given me warnin' Brian Og (Brian) Oh I'm strong and hale and hearty, Molly Bawn Sure I'm one like Bonaparty, Molly Bawn And the divil a list I listed, for the Sergeant tried and missed it And your mind, now, you've confessed it, Molly Bawn (Molly) Sure I'm kilt right out with schamin', Brian Og It's meself that thinks it shamin', Brian Og, Since you didn't take the shillin' just to save your life I'm willin' To get wed (they kiss, this isn't a lyric but an action) Behave you villain, Brian Og ML Oct00
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