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Broadside ballad entitled 'Bonnie Lass o' Broughty Ferry'
BONNIE LASS 0'
This Popular Song can always be had at the Poets Pox,
A someting's birrin' through my head,
An' at my heart's a hurlie burlie;
That's dang me in this tirrie-wirrie;
She's a that's lovely, purs and young?
Fat need I say ??words canna praise her;
An when I speak' tis ays, to praise her.
An' a' the nicht I dream aboot her:
I canna, winna live withoo her.
I has a mailen o' my ain
'Twas left me by my lucky daddie,
Sae I'm a lard an: she's be lady.
My mither ca's her witless fairy:
She' mine?the lass o' Brought Ferry,
I ken my mither's heart'll fa,
My father, too will tyne the stunkle
Whan she's gran'ma, an' he'a gran'de,
As fouth an routh will come wi' Mary,
The bonnie lass o' Brought Ferry.
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Probable period of publication:
1880-1900 shelfmark: L.C.Fol.70(39a)