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Poem by Robert Burns

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COME, let me take thee to my breast,
  And pledge we neer shall sunder;
And I shall spurn as vilest dust
  The warlds wealth and grandeur:
And do I hear my Jeanie own
  That equal transports move her?
I ask for dearest life alone
  That I may live to love her.

Thus in my arms, wi all thy charms,
  I clasp my countless treasure;
Ill seek nae mair o heaven to share,
  Than sic a moments pleasure:
And by thy een, sae bonnie blue,
  I swear Im thine for ever!
And on thy lips I seal my vow,
  And break it shall I never.

                      Robert Burns

Robert Burns's other poems:
  1. Scroggam
  2. Lines Written on a Bank-note
  3. Lines Written at Loudon Manse
  4. To Alex Cunningham, Writer
  5. How Lang And Dreary

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