MS: Letter from Robert Burns to Jean McMurdo, contains 'A Ballad'

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MS: Letter from Robert Burns to Jean McMurdo, contains 'A Ballad'

"Or wilt thou leave thy Mother's cot,
And learn to tent the farms wi' me. -

At barn or byre thou shalt na drudge,
Or naething else to trouble thee;
But stray amang the heather bells,
And tent the waving corn wi' me. -

Now what could artless Jeanie do?
She had na will to say him na
At length she blush'd a sweet consent,
And love was ay between them twa! -

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