O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae mony a blunder free us An' foolish notion: What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us, An' ev'n devotion! --Robert Burns, To a Louse (On seeing lice on a Lady's Bonnet at Church), 1786
Please, can anyone help me with translating this? I feel so dumb reading such things and am pretty convinced that most native speakers get it. Thanks in advance.