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Up an Waun Them a Jamie (Robert Burns) The Laddies by the banks o Nith Wad trust his Grace wi a' Jamie; But he'll sair them, as he sair'd the King- Turn tail and rin awa, Jamie. ch. Up and waun them a'Jamie, Up and waun them a'! The Johnstones hae the guidin o't: Ye turncoat Whigs, awa! The day he stude his eountry's friend, Or gied her faes a claw, Jamie, Or frae puir man a blessin wan- That day the Duke ne'er saw, Jamie. But wha is he, his country's boast? Like him there is na twa, Jamie! There's no a callant tents the kye, But kens o Westerha', Jamie. To end the wark, here's Whistlebirk- Lang may his whistle blae, Jamie! And Maxwell true, o sterling blue; And we'll be Johnstones a', Jamie. second version - As I cam doon the banks o' Nith And by Glenriddell's ha', man, There I heard a piper play Turn-coat Whigs awa; man. Drumlanrig's towers hae tint the powers That kept the lands in awe, man: The eagle's dead, and in his stead We've gotten a hoodie-craw, man. The turn-coat Duke his King forsook,, When his back was at the wa', man: The rattan ran wi'a'his clan For fear the house should fa', man. The lads about the banks o' Nith, They trust his Grace for a', man: But he'll sair them as he sair't his King, Turn tail and rin awa, man. tune:Up and waur them a', Willie (212)
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