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THE LION AND THE UNICORN. THE lion and the unicorn were fighting for the
crown, The lion beat the unicorn all round about the town; Some gave them white bread, and some gave them
brown, Some gave them plum cake, and sent them out of
THE LION AND THE UNICORN.
THE lion and the unicorn
Fighting for the crown;
And knocked them both down.
Some got white bread,
And some got brown,
Round about the town.
OUR wean 's the most wonderfu' wean e'er I saw;
clear ? What gars the wind blaw ? and whar frae comes
the rain ? He's a perfect divert—he's a wonderfu' wean!
Or who was the first bodie's father ? and wha
And folk who ha'e skill o' the lumps on the head, Hint there's mair ways than toiling o' winning ane's
bread; How he'll be a rich man, and hae men to work for
him, Wi'a kyte like a baillie's shug shugging before him ; Wi' a face like the moon, sober, sonsy, and douce, And a back, for its breadth, like the side o' a house. 'Tweel I'm unco ta’en up wi't, they mak a' sae
plainHe's just a town's talk-he's a by-ord’nar wean! I ne'er can forget sic a laugh as I gat, To see him put on father's waistcoat and hat : Then the lang-leggit boots gaed sae far ower his