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N:"Such a Parcel of Rogues in a Nation" was Robbie Burns' poem condemning N:the Act of Union of 1707: K:Bm FA|BcAF B2 c2|dBAF D2 EF|GFED E2 FA|B3 A F2:|] w:Fare - wel - to - a' our Scot - tish - fame, Fare - wel - our - anc-ient - gl-ory- w:Fare - wel - ev'-n to the Scot - tish - name, Sae - fam'd - in - mar-tial - sto- ry- de|fgfe d2 cB|AFED A2 Bc|d2 cd e2 de|f3 d B2 de| w:Now - Sark - rins - tae the - Sol -way - sands, An' - Tweed rins - tae' th' - oc - ean, To- faef d2 cB|AFED d2 cB|AFED E2 FA|B3 A F2|] w:mark - whaur - Eng-land's - pro - vince - stands Sic a par - cel of rogues in a na -tion % W:Farewel to a' our Scottish fame, W:Farewel our ancient glory; W:Farewel ev'n to the Scottish name, W:Sae fam'd in martial story. W:Now Sark rins tae the Solway sands, W:An' Tweed rins tae' th' ocean, W:To mark whaur England's province stands W:Sic a parcel of rogues in a nation! W:. W:What force or guile could not subdue, W:Thro' many warlike ages, W:Is wrought now by a coward few, W:For hireling traitor's wages. W:The English steel we could disdain, W:Secure in valour's station; W:But English gold has been our bane W:Sic a parcel of rogues in a nation! W:. W:O would, or I had seen the day W:That Treason thus could sell us, W:My auld grey head had lien in clay, W:Wi' Bruce and loyal Wallace! W:But pith and power, till my last hour, W:I'll mak this declaration; W:We're bought and sold for English gold W:Sic a parcel of rogues in a nation! % % % % % % After The Campfire Song Book % My Own Song Book % The Song And The Story % Songs From Hazzards Huzzah % % % % %]


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Song by Robert Burns

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