Scots, Wha Hae/ Bruce's Address

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  • Tune Name: Scots, Wha Hae

  • Tune Type: 4/4 Slow March

  • Composed By: Lyrics: Robert Burns

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Scots, Wha Hae/ Bruce's Address

Post by ladypiper47 » Tue Jul 20, 2004 1:16 am

Variously known as 'Scots, Wha Hae', 'Bruce's Address', Robert Bruce's Address to the Troops at Bannockburn', 'Bruce's March to Bannockburn'.

Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled,
Scots, wham Bruce has aften led,
Welcome to your gory bed,
Or to victorie.
Now's the day, and now's the hour;
See the front of battle lour;
See approach proud Edward's power -
Chains and slaverie!

Wha will be a traitor's knave?
Wha can fill a coward's grave?
Wha's sae base as be a slave?
Let him turn and flee!

Wha for Scotland's King and Law,
Freedom's sword will strongly draw,
Free-man stand, or free-man fa'?
Let him follow me!

By oppression's woes and pains!
By your sons in servile chains!
We will drain our dearest veins,
But they shall be free!

Lay the proud usurpers low!
Tyrants fall in every foe!
Liberty's in every blow!
Let us do, or die!
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