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Broadside ballad entitled 'Donald o' Dundee'

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DONALD O' DUNDEE.

PRICE ONE PENNY.

THIS POPULAR SONG CAN BE HAD AT THE POET"S BOX

182 OVERGATE DUNDEE,

Young Donald is the blythest lad

That e'er made love to me ;
Whene're he's by my heart is glad,

He seems so gay and free.
Then on his pipe he plays so sweet,

And in his plaid he looks so neat,
It cheers my heart at eve bo meet

Young Donald o' Dundee.

Whene're I gang to yoder grove

Young Sandy follows me,
And fain he wants to be my love,

But, ah ! it canna be.
Though mither frets baith air and late                        

For me to wed this youth I hate?
There's none need hope to gain young Kate

But Donald o' Dundee.

When last we rauged the banks o' Tay,

The ring he showed to me ;                                       ,

And bid me name the bridal day,

Then happy would he be.
I ken the yonth will aye prove kind,

Nae mair my mither will I mind ;
Mess John to me shall quickly bind

Young Donald o' Dundee.

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I'm scotchman to the heel,

I wound'er wha'll be my

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Gathering shells by the sea.
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The honer of old England
Song of the Emigrate,
A guid new year tae ane

an a'.

Wnen bells are softly ringing.

Ehren on the rhine.

Aman's a man for that

I'm lying on a forgein shere

Rise jock rise,
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Bonnie jeanie brow n,
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Wate till the clouds go by
Working ovetime,
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Probable period of publication: 1880-1900   shelfmark: L.C.Fol.70(31b)
Broadside ballad entitled 'Donald o' Dundee'
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