The Barnyards o' Delgaty

Melody -

As I cam' in by Turra market,
Turra market for to fee,
I fell in wi' a fairmer chiel,
The Barnyards o' Delgaty.
Linten adie toorin adie,
Linten adie toorin ee;
Linten lowrin, lowrin, lowrin,
The Barnyards o' Delgaty.

He promised me the ae best pair
That ever I set my e'en upon,
When I gaed to the Barnyards
There was naething that but skin and bone
  The auld black horse sat on its rump,
The auld white mare lay on her wime,
And for a' that I could 'Hup!' and crack,
They wouldna rise at yokin' time.

When I gae to the kirk on Sunday,
Mony's the bonnie lass I see
Sitting by her faither's side,
And winkin' owre the pews at me.

I can drink and no' be drunk,
I can fecht and no' be slain,
I can lie wi' anither man's lass,
And aye be welcome to my ain.

Noo my cannle is brunt oot,
My snotter's fairly on the wane;
Sae fare ye weel ye Barnyards,
Ye'll never catch me here again!

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