Mudcat Café message #3056809 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #134391   Message #3056809
Posted By: Joe_F
18-Dec-10 - 08:02 PM
Thread Name: Burns lyric query - 'And All That"
Subject: RE: Burns lyric query
For the ellipsis of an indefinite antecedent to "who", cf. "Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever". Short for "let her who will be clever be clever".