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Broadside ballad entitled 'Annie Laurie'.

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ANNIE LAURIE.

Maxwelton braes are bonnie,
Where early fa's the dew,
And it's there that Annie Laurie,
Gi'ed me her promise true.
Gi'ed me her promise true?
Which ne'er forgot will be,
And for bonnie Annie Laurie
I'd lay me down and dee.

Her brow is like the snaw-drift,
Her neck is like the swan,
Her face it is the fairest
That e'er the sun shone on?
And dark blue is her e'e,
And for bonnie Annie Laurie
I'd lay me down and dee.

Like dew on the gowan lying,
Is the fa' o' her fairy feet,
And like winds, in simmer sighing,
Her voice is low and sweet.
Her voice is low and sweet?
And she's a' the world to me ;
And for bonnie Annie Laurie
I'd lay me down and dee.

Printed and Sold by JAMES LINDSAY,
Wholesale Stationer, &c , 9 King Street,
(City,) Glasgow. Upwards of 5,000 dif-
ferent sorts always on hand ; also, a great
variety of Picture-Books, Song-Books,
Histories, &c. Shops and Hawkers sup-
plied on liberal Terms.

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Probable period of publication: 1852-1859   shelfmark: L.C.Fol.178.A.2(062)
Broadside ballad entitled 'Annie Laurie'.
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