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78. Epitaph for James Smith

 LAMENT him, Mauchline husbands a’,
 He aften did assist ye;
For had ye staid hale weeks awa,
 Your wives they ne’er had miss’d ye.
Ye Mauchline bairns, as on ye press To school in bands thegither, O tread ye lightly on his grass,— Perhaps he was your father!

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