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This ballad begins: 'When Charlie first came to the North, / With the manly looks o' a Highland laddie'.There is no place or date of publication.
Valiant Jockie, or The Maiden Warriour
This ballad begins: 'VAliant Jockey's march'd away, / To fight the foe, with great Makcay, / Leaving me poor Soul, Alas! Forlorn, / To curse the hour I e'er was born:' A brief explanation under the title reads, 'Being a Valient Ladies Resolution to fight in Field ; by the side of Jockey her Entire Love; With his answer to it'. It was intended to be sung 'To an excellent New Tune'.
Waes Me for Prince Charlie
The ballad begins: 'A wee bird cam to our ha' door, / It warbled sweet and clearly; / And aye the o'ercome o' its sang, / Was "Waes me for Prince Charlie"!' A note under the title states that the lyrics should be sung to the famous air, 'Bonny House o' Airley', which was a traditional Jacobite song. The word 'waes' means 'woes'. Unfortunately, no publication details are included on the sheet.