by Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Stay my charmer
Language: Scottish (Scots) 
Stay my charmer, can you leave me? 
Cruel, cruel to deceive me; 
Well you know how much you grieve me; 
Cruel charmer, can you go! 
Cruel charmer, can you go! 

By my love so ill-requited, 
By the faith you fondly plighted, 
By the pangs of lovers slighted, 
Do not, do not liave me so! 
Do not, do not leave me so!

Tune: An gille dubh ciar-dhubh.


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