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Ae farewell, and then forever!
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Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee.



Index of Robert Burns' Poems with English translations.

'O, For My Ain King,' Quo' Gude Wallace.

'Twas Na Her Bonie Blue E'e.
'Twas Past One O'Clock.
A Bard's Epitaph .
A Dedication.
A Dream.
A Highland Welcome.
A Lass Wi' A Tocher.
A Mauchline Wedding.
A Mother's Lament.
A New Psalm For The Chapel Of Kilmarnock.
A Parcel Of Rogues In A Nation.
A Poet's Grace.
A Prayer in the Prospect of Death.
A Red, Red Rose.
A Rose-bud, By My Early Walk.
A Ruined Farmer.
A Sonnet Upon Sonnets.
A Waukrife Minnie.
A Winter Night.
Adam Armour's Prayer.
Additional Stanzas.
Address of Beelzebub.
Address To A Haggis.
Address To Edinburgh.
Address To The Deil.
Address To The Shade Of Thomson.
Address To The Toothache.
Address to the Unco Guid, Or the Rigidly Righteous.
Adown Winding Nith.
Ae Fond Kiss.
Aften Hae I Play'd At The Cards And The Dice.
Again Rejoicing Nature.
Ah Chloris.
Ah, Woe Is Me, My Mother Dear.
Amang The Trees.
An Extemporaneous Effusion On Being Appointed To The Excise.
And I'll Kiss Thee Yet.
Apology To John Syme
Apostrophe To Fergusson.
As Down The Burn.
As I Cam Down By Yon Castle Wa'.
As I Came O'er The Cairney Mount.
As I Stood By Yon Roofless Tower .
As I Was Wand'ring.
As I Went Out Ae May Morning.
As Late By A Sodger I Chanced To Pass.
At Carron Ironworks.
At Friars Carse Hermitage.
At Inverary.
At John Bacon's Brownhill Inn.
At Roslin Inn.
At The Globe Tavern, Dumfries.
At The Globe Tavern.
At Whigham's Inn, Sanquhar.
Auld Lang Syne.
Auld Rob Morris.
Awa', Whigs, Awa'.
Ay Waukin, O.
Ballads On Mr. Heron's Election, 1795. First.
Ballad Second: The Election.
Ballad Third: John Bushby's Lamentation.
Ballad Fourth: The Trogger.
Ballad on the American War
Bannocks O' Bear Meal.
Behold The Hour - first version.
Behold The Hour - second version.
Beware O' Bonie Ann.
Birthday Ode For 31ST December 1787.
Blythe Hae I Been On Yon Hill.
Blythe Was She.
Bonie Bell.
Bonie Dundee.
Bonie Wee Thing.
Braw Lads O' Galla Water .
Broom Besoms.
Broom Besoms. (Second Set.)
By Allan Stream.
Ca' The Yowes To The Knowes.
Ca' The Yowes To The Knowes. (Second Set.)
Canst Thou Leave Me.
Carl, An The King Come.
Castle Gordon.
Cauld Is The E'enin Blast.
Charlie He's My Darling.
Clarinda, Mistress Of My Soul.
Cock Up Your Beaver.
Come, Let Me Take Thee.
Comin Thro' The Rye.
Contented Wi' Little.
Corn Rigs Are Bonie.
Craigieburn Wood.
Death and Doctor Hornbook.
Deluded Swain, The Pleasure.
Does Haughty Gaul Invasion Threat?
Duncan Davison.
Duncan Gray.
Election Ballad For Westerha'.
Election Ballad.
Elegy On Captain Matthew Henderson.
Elegy On The Death Of Robert Ruisseaux.
Elegy On The Death Of Sir James Hunter Blair.
Elegy On The Departed Year, 1788.
Elegy On The Late Miss Burnet Of Monboddo.
Elegy On Willie Nicol's Mare.
Elibanks And Elibraes.
Epigram On James Swan.
Epigram On Said Occasion.
Epigrams On The Earl Of Galloway.
Epistle To A Young Friend.
Epistle to Davie, a Brother Poet.
Epistle To Dr. Blacklock.
Epistle To Dr. John Mackenzie.
Epistle To J. Lapraik.
Epistle To James Smith.
Epistle To John Rankine.
Epitaph For J------ H-------.
Epitaph On A Henpecked Squire.
Eppie Adair.
Eppie Macnab.
Ever To Be Near Ye!
Exchange Of Epigrams.
Extempore In The Court Of Session.
Extempore To Gavin Hamilton.
Fair Eliza.
Fairest Maid On Devon Banks.
Farewell, Thou Stream.
Fine Flowers In The Valley.
For An Altar Of Independence.
For Gabriel Richardson.
For Gavin Hamilton, Esq.
For Mr. Walter Riddell.
For Robert Aiken, Esq.
For The Author's Father.
For The Sake O' Somebody.
For Thee Is Laughing Nature.
For William Nicol.
Forlorn My Love.
Frae The Friends And Land I love.
From Esopus To Maria.
From Thee Eliza.
Green Grow The Rashes, O.
Guidwife, Count The Lawin.
Had I A Cave.
Had I The Wyte.
Handsome Nell
O' Once I loved a bonie lass
Her Flowing Locks.
Here Is The Glen.
Here's A Bottle.
Here's A Health To Them That's Awa.
Here's A Health.
Here's His Health In Water.
Here's To Thy Health.
Hey How Jonnie Lad.
Hey, Ca' Thro'.
Highland Harry.
Highland Laddie.
Highland Mary.
Holy Willlie's Prayer.
How Can My Poor Heart.
How Cruel Are The Parents.
How Lang And Dreary Is The Night.
Husband, Husband, Cease Your Strife.
I Courted A Lassie.
I Do Confess Thou Art Sae Fair.
I Dream'd I Lay.
I Hae A Wife O' My Ain.
I Hae Been At Crookieden.
I Love My Love In Secret.
I Murder Hate By Field Or Flood.
I'll Ay Ca' In By Yon Town.
I'll Go And Be A Sodger.
I'm O'er Young To Marry Yet.
Impromptu On Mrs. Riddell's Birthday.
Impromptu To Captain Riddell.
In A Lady's Pocket Book.
In Lamington Kirk.
In Simmer, When The Hay Was Mawn.
In Some Future Eccentric Planet.
Inscribed On A Work Of Hannah More's.
Inscribed To The Right Hon. C. J. Fox.
Inscription To Miss Graham, Of Fintry.
Is There For Honest Poverty.
It Is Na, Jean, Thy Bonie Face.
It Was A' For Our Rightfu' King.
It Was The Charming Month.
It's Up Wi' The Souters O' Selkirk.
Jamie Come Try Me.
Jockie Was The Blythest Lad.
Jockie's Ta'en The Parting Kiss.
John Anderson My Jo.
John Barleycorn.
John, Come Kiss Me Now.
Jumpin John.
Kellyburn Braes.
Kirk And State Excisemen.
Lady Mary Ann.
Lady Onlie, Honest Lucky.
Lament For James, Earl Of Glencairn.
Lament For The Absence Of William Creech, Publisher.
Lament On Mary Queen Of Scots.
Landlady, Count The Lawin.
Lang Hae We Parted Been.
Lassie Wi' The Lint-White Locks.
Lassie, Lend Me Your Braw Hemp Heckle.
Last May A Braw Wooer.
Let Loove Sparkle.
Let Not Woman E'er Complain.
Lines On Fergusson.
Lines On Meeting With Lord Daer.
Lines On The Fall Of Fyers, Near Loch Ness.
Lines To Sir John Whitefoord. Bart.
Lines Written On A Bank Note.
Logan Water.
Long, Long The Night.
Look Up And See!
Lord Gregory.
Louis, What Reck I By Thee.
Love And Liberty A Cantata.
Lovely Davies.
Lovely Polly Stewart.
MacPherson's Farewell.
Man Was Made To Mourn.
Mark Yonder Pomp.
Mary Morison.
Masonic Song.
Meg O' The Mill.
Meg O' The Mill (second Set).
Montgomerie's Peggy.
Musing On The Roaring Ocean.
My Auntie Jean.
My Chloris, Mark.
My Collier Laddie.
My Father Was A Farmer.
My fiddle and I

My Girl She's Airy.
My Heart's In The Highlands.
My Highland Lassie, O.
My Hoggie.
My Lord A-Hunting.
My Love She's But A Lassie Yet.
My Nanie, O.
My Nanie's Awa.
My Peggy's Face.
My Soger Laddie.
My Tocher's The Jewel.
My Wife She Dang Me.
My Wife's A Winsome Wee Thing.
Nae Birdies Sang The Mirky Hour.
Nature's Law.
Near Edinburgh Was A Young Son Born.
New Year's Day, 1791.
Nithdale's Welcome Hame.
No Churchman Am I.
No Cold Approach.
Now Rosy May.
Now Spring Has Clad.
O Dear Minny, What Shall I Do?
O Fare Ye Weel My Auld Wife.
O Heard Ye Of A Silly Harper?
O May, Thy Morn.
O Poortith Cauld.
O Saw Ye My Dear, My Philly.
O Tibbie, I Hae Seen The Day.
O, An Ye Were Dead, Guidman.
O, Can Ye Labour Lea.
O, For Ane-and-Twenty, Tam.
O, Galloway Tam Cam Here To Woo.
O, Guid Ale Comes.
O, I Forbid You Maidens A'.
O, Kenmure's On And Awa, Willie.
O, Lay Thy Loof In Mine, Lass
O, Leave Novels.
O, Leeze Me On My Spinnin-Wheel.
O, Let Me In This Ae Night.
O, Merry Hae I Been.
O, Once I Lov'd A Bonie Lass.
O, Stay, Sweet Warbling Wood-lark.
O, That I Had Ne'er Been Married.
O, That I Were Where Helen Lies.
O, This Is No My Ain Lassie.
O, Wat Ye Wha That Lo'es Me.
O, Wat Ye Wha's In Yon Town.
O, Were I On Parnassus Hill
O, Were My Love.
O, Wert Thou In The Cauld Blast.
O, Where Hae Ye Been Lord Ronald, My Son.
O, Whistle An' I'll Come To Ye My Lad.
O'er The Water To Charlie.
Ode For General Washington's Birthday.
Ode To The Departed Regency Bill.
Ode, Sacred To The Memory Of Mrs. Oswald Of Auchencruive.
Of A' The Airts.
On A Bank Of Flowers.
On A Beautiful Country Seat.
On A Celebrated Ruling Elder.
On A Galloway Laird.
On A Goblet.
On A Lap Dog.
On A Noisy Polemic.
On A Noted Coxcomb.
On A Scotch Bard.
On A Suicide.
On A Swearing Coxcomb.
On A Wag In Mauchline.
On Alexander Findlater, Supervisor, Dumfries Excise.
On An Innkeeper Nicknamed 'The Marquis'.
On An Old Acquaintance Who Seemed To Pass The Bard Without Notice.
On Andrew Turner.
On Capt. Lascelles.
On Captain Francis Grose.
On Captain Grose.
On Chloris.
On Commissary Goldie's Brains.
On Dr. Babington's Looks.
On Edmund Burke By An Opponent And A Friend To Warren Hastings.
On Elphinstone's Translation Of Martial
On General Dumourier's Desertion.
On Glenriddell's Fox Breaking His Chain.
On Hearing A Thrush Sing In A Morning Walk In January.
On Holy Willie.
On James Grieve, Laird Of Boghead, Tarbolton.
On Jean Armour.
On John Bushby Of Tinwald Downs.
On John Dove, Innkeeper.
On John M'Murdo.
On John Rankine.
On Johnson's Opinion Of Hampden.
On Maria Riddell .
On Marriage.
On Miss Davies.
On Miss Fontenelle
On Miss Jean Scott.
On Mr. James Gracie
On Mr. Pitt's Hair-powder Tax.
On Reading In A Newspaper The Death OfJohn McLeod, Esq.
On Robert Fergusson.
On Robert Muir.
On Scaring Some Water-Fowl in Loch Turit.
On Seeing A Wounded Hare Limp By Me Which A Fellow Had Just Shot At.
On Seeing Mrs. Kemble In Yarico.
On Seeing The Royal Palace At Stirling in Ruins.
On Some Commemorations Of Thomson.
On Tam The Chapman.
On Thanksgiving For A National Victory.
On The Birth Of A Posthumous Child.
On The Commemoration Of Rodney's Victory.
On The Death Of Lord President Dundas.
On The Laird Of Laggan.
On The Late Captain Grose's Peregrinations Through Scotland.
On Wedding Rings.
On Wee Johnie.
On William Creech.
On William Smellie.
On Wm. Graham Of Mossknowe.
On Wm. Muir In Tarbolton Mill.
One Night As I Did Wander.
Open The Door To Me, O
Our Lords Are To The Mountains Gane.
Our Young Lady's A-Huntin Gane.
Out Over The Forth.
Paraphrase Of The First Psalm.
Passion's Cry.
Pegasus At Wanlockhead.
Phillis The Fair.
Pinned To Mrs. Walter Riddell's Carriage.
Poor Mailie's Elegy.
Prayer Under The Pressure Of Violent Anguish.
Prayer: O Thou Dread Power.
Pretty Peg.
Prologue Spoken At The Theatre Of Dumfries.
Raging Fortune.
Rattlin, Roarin Willie.
Raving Winds Around Her Blowing.
Reekie's Town.
Remorseful Apology.
Reply To A Note From Captain Riddell.
Reply To A Trimming Epistle Received From A Tailor.
Reply To An Invitation.
Reply To The Threat Of A Censorious Critic.
Robin Shure In Hairst.
Rusticity's Ungainly Form.
Sae Far Awa.
Sae Flaxen Were Her Ringlets.
Saw Ye Bonie Lesley.
Scotch Drink.
Scots Prologue For Mrs. Sutherland.
Scots, Wha Hae.
Second Epistle To J. Lapraik.
Sensibility How Charming.
She Play'd The Loon Or She Was Married.
She's Fair And Fause.
Sir John Cope Trode The North Right Far.
Sketch For An Elegy.
Song: Anna Thy Charms.
Song: Composed In August.
Sonnet On The Death Of Robert Riddell Of Glenriddell.
Sonnet To Robert Graham, Esq., Of Fintry.
Stanzas Written in Prospect of Death.
Stay, My Charmer.
Steer Her Up.
Strathallan's Lament.
Sweet Afton.
Sweet Are The Banks.
Sweet Fa's The Eve.
Sweet Tibbie Dunbar.
Sylvander To Clarinda.
Tam O Shanter.
Tam Glen.
Tam Samson's Elegy.
The Auld Farmer's New-Year Morning Salutation to his Auld Mare, Maggie.
The Author's Earnest Cry and Prayer
The Banks O' Doon.
The Banks Of Nith.
The Banks Of The Devon.
The Battle Of Sherramuir.
The Belles Of Mauchline.
The Birks Of Aberfeldie.
The Blue-Eyed Lassie.
The Bonie Lad That's Far Awa.
The Bonie Lass Of Albanie
The Bonie Moor-Hen.
The Braes O' Ballochmyle.
The Brigs Of Ayr.
The Calf.
The Captain's Lady.
The Cardin O't.
The Cares O' Love.
The Chevalier's Lament.
The Collier Has A Dochter.
The Cooper O' Cuddy.
The Cotter's Saturday Night.
The Day Returns.
The Dean Of The Faculty.
The Death and Dying Words of Poor Mailie.
The Deil's Awa Wi' Th' Exciseman.
The Deuk's Dang O'er My Daddie.
The Dusty Miller.
The Farewell
The Fête Champetre.
The Five Carlins.
The Gallant Weaver.
The Gard'ner Wi' His Paidle.
The Gloomy Night Is Gathering Fast.
The Highland Balou.
The Highland Widow's Lament.
The Holy Fair.
The Hue And Cry Of John Lewars,
The Humble Petition Of Bruar Water To the noble Duke of Athole.
The Inventory.
The Keekin Glass.
The Kirk's Alarm.
The Lament.
The Lass O' Ballochmyle.
The Lass O' Ecclefechan.
The Lass Of Cessnock Banks.
The Lass That Made The Bed To Me
The Lazy Mist.
The Lea-Rig.
The Lovely Lass Of Inverness.
The Mauchline Lady.
The Menagerie.
The Night Was Still.
The Ninetieth Psalm Versified.
The Ordination.
The Ploughman.
The Posie.
The Primrose.
The Queen Of The Lothians Cam Cruisin To Fife.
The Rantin Dog, The Daddie O'T.
The Reel O' Stumpie.
The Rights Of Woman.
The Ronalds Of The Bennals.
The Shepherd's Wife.
The Silver Tassie.
The Slave's Lament.
The Solemn League And Covenant.
The Song Of Death.
The Tailor Fell Thro' The Bed.
The Tailor.
The Tarbolton Lasses.
The Toadeater.
The Tree Of Liberty.
The Twa Dogs.
The Twa Herds: or, The Holy Tulyie.
The Tyrant Wife.
The Vision.
The Weary Pund O' Tow.
The Whistle.
The White Cockade.
The Winter It Is Past.
The Winter Of Life
The Young Highland Rover.
Their Groves O' Sweet Myrtle.
Theniel Menzies' Bonie Mary.
There Grows A Bonie Brier-Bush.
There Liv'd A Man In Yonder Glen.
There Was A Battle In The North.
There Was A Bonie Lass.
There Was A Lad.
There Was A Lass.
There'll Never Be Peace Till Jamie Comes Hame.
There's A Youth In This City.
There's Cauld Kail in Aberdeen.
There's News, Lasses, News.
There's Three True Guid Fellows.
Thine Am I.
Tho' Cruel Fate.
Tho' Fickle Fortune.
Tho' Women's Minds.
Thou Gloomy December.
Thou Hast Left Me Ever, Jamie.
Thou Lingering Star.
To A Gentleman.
To A Louse.
To A Mountain Daisy.
To A Mouse.
To A Violet.
To Alex. Cunningham.
To An Artist.
To An Old Sweetheart.
To Captain Gordon.
To Clarinda.
To Collector Mitchell.
To Colonel De Peyster.
To Daunton Me.
To Davie.
To Dr. Mackenzie.
To Dr. Maxwell.
To Gavin Hamilton, Esq., Mauchline.
To Hugh Parker.
To J. Lapraik.
To James Tennant Of Glenconner.
To John Goldie.
To John Kennedy, Dumfries House.
To John Kennedy.
To John M'Murdo.
To John Maxwell, Esq. Of Terraughtie.
To John Rankine.
To John Syme Of Ryedale.
To Major Logan.
To Miss Ainslie In Church .
To Miss Cruikshank.
To Miss Ferrier.
To Miss Isabella MacLeod.
To Miss Jessie Lewars.
To Miss Logan.
To Mr. Gow, Visiting Dumfries.
To Mr. M'Adam Of Craigen-Gillan.
To Mr. Renton of Lamerton.
To Peter Stuart.
To Robert Aiken.
To Robert Graham Of Fintry, Esq.
To Robert Graham, Esq., Of Fintry.
To Ruin.
To The Beautiful Miss Eliza J-----n.
To The Guidwife Of Wauchop House.
To The Hon. Wm. R. Maule Of Panmure.
To The Rev. John M'Math.
To The Weaver's Gin Ye Go.
To William Simpson Of Ochiltree.
To William Stewart.
To Willie Chalmers' Sweetheart.
To WM. Tytler, Esq., Of Woodhouselee.
Tragic Fragment.
Twa Bonie Lads Were Sandy And Jockie.
Under The Portrait Of Miss Burns.
Up In The Morning Early.
Upon The Lommonds I Lay, I Lay.
Verses In Friars Carse Hermitage.
Verses Intended To Be Written Below A Noble Earl's Picture.
Verses Written With A Pencil.
Versicles On Sign-posts.
Versicles To Jessie Lewars.
Wae Is My Heart.
Wandering Willie
Wantonness For Evermair.
We're A' Noddin.
Wee Willie Gray.
Welcome To A Bastart Wean.
Wha Is That At My Bower Door?
What Can A Young Lassie.
What Merriment Has Taen The Whigs.
When First I Saw.
When She Cam Ben, She Bobbed.
When We Gaed To The Braes O' Mars.
When Wild War's Deadly Blast.
Where Are The Joys.
Where, Braving Angry Winter's Storms.
Whistle O'er The Lave O't.
Why Should We Idly Waste Our Prime.
Why Tell Thy Lover.
Will Ye Go To The Indies, My Mary.
Willie Brew'd A Peck O' Maut.
Willie Wastle.
Wilt Thou Be My Dearie?
Written In Friars Carse Hermitage, On Nithside.
Ye Flowery Banks.
Ye Jacobites By Name.
Ye True Loyal Natives.
Yestreen I Had A Pint O' Wine.
Yon Rosy Brier.
Yon Wild Mossy Mountain.
You're Welcome, Willie Stewart.
Young Jamie.
Young Jessie.
Young Peggy.
Your Friendship


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