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Broadside ballads entitled 'Scots Wha Hae and 'And has She then Fail'd in her Truth'


Scots wha hae.

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      Handbills Cards, &c. Printed neat and cheap.

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SCOTS, wha hae wi' Wallace bled-
Scots, wham Bruce has aften led?
Welcome to your gory bed,

Or to victorie !

Now's the day, and now's the hour !
See the front of battle lour !
See approach poor Edward's pow'r !

Chains, and slaverie !

Wha will be a traitor knave ?
Wha can fill a coward's grave?
Wha sae base as be a slave ?

Traitor ! turn and flee !
Wha for Scotland's king and law!
Freedom's sword will strongly draw !
Freeman stand, or freeman fa'?

Let him on wi' me !

By oppression's woes and pains !
By your sons in servile chains !
We will drain our dearest veins,

But they shall be free'
Lay the proud usurpers low
Tyrants fall in ev'ry foc
Liberty's in ev'ry blow !

Let us do, or de' !

And has She then Fail'd in
her Truth.

AND has she then fail'd in her truth,
The beautiful maid I adore,
Shall I never again hear her voice,
Nor see her lov'd form any more ,
No, no, no, I shall never see her more.

Ah ! Selima, how cruel you prove,
Yet sure my hard lot you'll bewail ,

I should not presume you would love,
Yet pity I hop'd would prevail.

And has she, &c.

And since hatred alone I inspire

Life henceforth is not worth my case

Death now is my only desire,
I give myself up to despair.
And as s.

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Probable period of publication: 1880-1900   shelfmark: L.C.Fol.70(47a)
Broadside ballads entitled 'Scots Wha Hae and 'And has She then Fail'd in her Truth'
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