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413. Grace before and after Meat

413. Grace before and after Meat

O LORD, when hunger pinches sore,
Do thou stand us in stead,
And send us, from thy bounteous store,
A tup or wether head! Amen.
O Lord, since we have feasted thus,
Which we so little merit,
Let Meg now take away the flesh,
And Jock bring in the spirit! Amen.



Poem 413. Grace before and after Meat - Robert Burns