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Sung by Andy Stewart
Ae fond kiss, and then
farewell, and then forever
Deep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge
sighs and groans I'll wage thee.
Who shall say that
Fortune grieves him,
While the star of hope she leaves him
Me nae cheerful
twinkle lights me,
Dark despair around benights me.
I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy:
Naethin could resist my Nancy
But to see her wis to
but her, and love for ever.
Had we never loved sae
never loved sae blindly,
Never met - never parted -
We had ne'er been
Fare thee weel, thou first and fairest
Fare thee weel,
thou best and dearest
Thine be ilka joy and treasure,
Peace, Enjoyment, Love
Ae fond kiss, and then we sever
Ae farewell, alas, for
heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee,
Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee.