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the HONEST MAN 1811 Is there for ho nest po ver ty, Wha hangs his head, and a' that? The cow ard slave we pass him by, And dare be poor for a' that. For a' that, and a' that, Our toils ob scure, and a' that; The rank is but the gui nea stamp, The man's the gowd, for a' that. 2. What though on hamely fare we dine, Wear hodden grey, and a' that? Gie fools their silk, and knaves their wine, A man's a man for a' that, For a' that, and a' that, Their tinsel shew, and a' that; An honest man, though ne'er sae poor, Is chief o' men, for a' that. 3. Ye see yon birkie, ca'd a lord, Wha struts and stares, and a' that, Though hundreds worship at his word, He's but a coof, for a' that. For a' that, and a' that, His ribband, star, and a' that; A man o' independent mind Can look and laugh at a' that. 4. The king can mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that; An honest man's aboon his might, Gude faith, he manna fa' that! For a' that, and a' that, His dignities, and a' that; The pith a' sense, and pride o' worth, Are grander far than a' that. 5 Then let us pray, that come it may, As come it shall, for a' that, When sense and worth, o'er a' the earth, Shall bear the gree, and a' that. For a' that, and a' that, It's coming yet, for a' that, When man and man, the warld o'er, Shall brithers be, and a' that. THOUGH WOMEN'S MINDS to the same air 1. Though women's minds, like winter winds, May shift and turn, and a' that, The noblest breast adores them maist, A consequence I draw that. For a' that, and a' that, And twice as meikle's a' that, The bonny lass that I lo'e best, She'll be my ain, for a' that. 2. Great love I bear to a' the fair, Their humble slave, and a' that; But lordly will, I hold it still A mortal sin to thraw that. For a' that, &c. 3. But there is ane aboon the lave, Has wit and sense, and a' that; A bonny lass, I like her best, And wha a crime daur ca' that. For a' that, &c, 4. In rapture sweet this hour we meet, Wi' mutual love, and a' that; But for how lang the flie may stang, Let inclination law that. For a' that, &c. 5. Their tricks and craft hae put me daft, They've ta'en me in, and a' that; But clear your decks, and here's the sex! I like the jades for a' that. For a' that, &c. www.abcnotation.com/tunes

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