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Broadside entitled 'I Love the Bonnie Lassies'

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I LOVE THE BONNIE
LASSES.

Copies of this popular song can always be had the POET''S Box,
Overgate, Dundee.

Some poets always sing in praise of bright and sparkling

wine,

And say there's pleasure in the foaming glass;
Well, they may take the wine, for there's something

more devine
In the smiling of a bonnie, bonnie lass.

CHORUS

I love the lasses, the bonnie, bonnie lasses,

I love the lasses short or tall;
Whether dark or fair be the colour of their hair,

I love the bonnie lasses, bless them all;

When fortune smiles upon us and the world all

seems fair,
What can make our lives in pleasure pass,

Or soothe us if the hour should come of sorrow and

of care,
Like the smiling of a bonnie,. donnie lass?

Look at poor old grannie with the children on her knee,
May her few short years of life in comfort pass,

Though she's old and feeble now, and there's wrinkles

on her brow,
Yet once she was a bonnie, bonnie lass.

Then here's to every mother, and every sister dear,
And while the sands of time run in the glass,

Let the toast of our lives be our sweethearts and our

wives,
And success to every bonnie, bonnie lass.

SONGS !    SONGS !!    SONGS H !!!

The largest Variety of Songs in Scotland is at the
POET'S Box, 182 OVEGATE, DUNDEE.

Songs sent to any part of the country on receipt of
postage stamps for the number required, along with an
extra stamps to eusure a free return per post. Immediate
despatch may by relied upon.

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Probable period of publication: 1880-1900   shelfmark: L.C.Fol.70(25b)
Broadside entitled 'I Love the Bonnie Lassies'
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