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Broadside ballad entitled 'Bonny Mary of Argyle'


Bonny Mary of


I have heard the mavis singing,
Its love song to the morn,
I have seen the dew-drop clinging
To the rose just newly born;
But a sweeter song has cheered me
At the evening's gentle close,
And Ive seen an eye still brighter
Than the dew-drop on the rose.
'Twas thy voice, my gentle Mary
And thy artless winning smile,
That mada this world an Eden,
Bonnie Mary of Argyle

Tho'thy thy voice may lose its sweetness
And thine eye its brightness too,
Tho thy step may lose its swiftness
And thine hair its sunny hue ;
Still to me thou wilt be bearer
Than all the world shall own ;
I have loved thee for thy beauty
But not for that alone:
I have watched thy heart dear Mary
And its doodness was the wile,
That has made thee mine for ever
Bonnie Mary of Argyle

Printed and Sold by JAS. LINDSAY, Whole-
sale Stationer, &c., 11 King Street, (City,) Glas-
gow. Upwards of 6000 different sorts always on
hand ; also, ,a great variety of Picture Books,
Song Books, Histories, &c. Shops and Hawkers
supplied on Liberal Terms.

Soiree, and Concert, Ball Cards, Large
Posting and Hand Bills, Invoice Tops,
Circulars,   Business and Fancy Cards,
Society Articles, Pamphlets, and every   .
description of Letterpress Printing done
cheaply, neatly, and expeditiously.
Lithograph ng, Bookbinding &c. &c.

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Probable period of publication: 1860-1880   shelfmark: L.C.Fol.178.A.2(067)
Broadside ballad entitled 'Bonny Mary of Argyle'
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