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Broadside ballad entitled 'The Year that's awa'


The Year that's awa.

Here's to the year that's awa,
We will drink it in strong and in sma'
An' here's to ilk bonnie lassie we lo'e ;
In during the year that's awa,
                And here's to ilk, &c.

Here's to the sojer wha bled,
An' the sailor who bravely did fa;
Though their fame is alive yet their spirits are fled,
On the wings of the year that's awa.
                Though their fame is alive, &c.

Here's to the friends we can trust,
While the storms of adversity blaw :
May they live in our song and be nearest our hearts,
Nor depart like the year that's awa.
                May they live, &c.

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Probable period of publication: 1830-1850   shelfmark: L.C.Fol.178.A.2(121)
Broadside ballad entitled 'The Year that's awa'
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