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It was na sae in the Highland hills,
Ochon, Ochon, Ochrie!
Nae woman in the Country wide,
Sae happy was as me.

Robert Burns, “The Highland Widow’s Lament” (1794)

untitled, taken by Kagey Parish and Laura Wortman of The Honey Dewdrops (website)

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Selkirk Grace

Some hae meat and canna eat, [“have” / “cannot”]
And some would eat that want it;
But we hae meat, and we can eat,
Sae let the Lord be thankit.
[“so” / “thanked”]

Trad., attributed to Robert Burns

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