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" NAEBODY. I HAE a wife o' my ain, I'll partake wi' naebody ; I'll tak cuckold frae nane, I'll gie cuckold to naebody. I hae a penny to spend, There — thanks to naebody ; I hae naething to lend, I'll borrow frae naebody. I am naebody's lord, I'll be slave... "
Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications - Page 124
by Constable and co, ltd - 1826
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1800
...characteristic, though not very delicate, verses ; they are an imitation of an old ballad. I hae a wife o' my ain, I'll partake wi' nae-body ; I'll tak cuckold...nane, I'll gie cuckold to nae-body. I hae a penny to spend, There — thanks to nae-body ; I hae naething to lend, I'll borrow frae nae-body. I am nae-body's...
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The London review, conducted by R. Cumberland, Volume 1

Richard Cumberland - 1809
...There is much humour in a little song, composed by the poet on his marriage : " I hae a wife o' my ain, I'll partake wi' nae-body ; I'll tak cuckold...• I'll gie cuckold to nae-body. " I hae a penny to spend, There — thanks to nae-body ; I hae naething to lend, I'll borrow frae nae-body. " I am nae-body...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 38

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...cave, Where waters flow and wild woods wave, By bonnie Castle Gordon.* JVAE-BODY. \ HAE a wife o' my ain, I'll partake wi' nae-body ; I'll tak cuckold...nane, I'll gie cuckold to nae-body. I hae a penny to spend, There — thanks to nae-body ; I hae nothing to lend, I'll borrow frae nae-body. I am nae-body's...
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The songs of Scotland, ancient and modern; with an intr. and notes ..., Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - 1825
...dearie, O to be lying beyond thee: How light and sweet would be his sleep NAEBODY. I hae a wife o' my ain, I'll partake wi' naebody; I'll tak cuckold frae...nane, I'll gie cuckold to naebody. I hae a penny to spend, There—thanks to naebody; I hae naething to lend, I'll borrow frae naebody. I am naebody's...
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The Songs of Scotland, Ancient and Modern: With an Introduction ..., Volume 4

Allan Cunningham - Ballads, Scots - 1825
...dearie, O to be lying beyond thee : How light and sweet would be his sleep NAEBODY. I hae a wife o' my ain, I'll partake wi' naebody ; I'll tak cuckold frae...nane, I'll gie cuckold to naebody. I hae a penny to spend, There — thanks to naebody ; I hae naething to lend, I'll borrow frae naebody. I am naebody...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - Poets, Scottish - 1828 - 310 pages
...was the first winter he spent at Elliesland, — for the first time under a roof of his own — with his wife and children about him . — and in spite...the melancholy which had haunted his youth, looking for. ward to a life of well-regulated, and not ill-rewarded, industry. It is known that he welcomed...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1830 - 328 pages
...life was the first winter he spent at Elliesland, for the first time under a roof of his own, with his wife and children about him ; and in spite of...rooftree at Elliesland in the song, " I hae a wife o' my ain, I'll partake wi' uaebody ; I'll tak cuckold frae nane, I'll gie cuckold to naebody ; I hae...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1831 - 320 pages
...was the first winter he spent atElliesland, — for the first time under a roof of his own — with his wife and children about him — and in spite of occasional lapses into melancholy which had haunted his youth, looking forward to a life of well-regulated, and not ill-rewarded,...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 4

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834
...this song is old, and, perhaps, some of the words. NAEBODY. Tune—" Naebody." I. I HAE a wife o' my ain — I'll partake wi' naebody ; I'll tak cuckold...nane, I'll gie cuckold to naebody. I hae a penny to spend, There — thanks to naebody; I hae naething to lend, I'll borrow frae naebody. II. I am naebody's...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart - Scotland - 1837 - 425 pages
...was the first winter he spent at Elliesland, — for the first time under л roof of his own — with his wife and children about him — and in spite of...song, " I hae a wife o' mine ain, I'll partake wi' n&ebody ; I'll tak cuckold frac папе, I'll gie cuckold to nuebody ; 1 hae a penny to snend —...
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