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The Swain come o'er the Hill ?
We Skipt the Burn and flew to me,
I met him with qood will ■
O the Broom, ifc.
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I neither wanted Ew nor Lamb,
Wle his Fleck near me Ami
He^ather'd tn^y Sheep at Ben,
■And clieard me a' the JDav.
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He tun'd his Tipe and Reedjae fweef
The Birds Jlovd liftnhw by,
Even the dull Cattle flood and aazd,
Charm'd with his Melody
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He did obliqe vie ev'ru
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Hejlaw my He art j coud I refuTe
What e'er he alk'd of me t
O the Brovm, S^V.
My Howie and. my crooked Stick,
May now lye uJeUfs. by,
yMy Tlaidy, Broach, and little Kittt
That held my wee Soup WAiey,
O the Broom, Ifr.
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■Adievje CowdenWws adieu,
Farewel a1 Pleafnres there/ '
Ye Gods reftore to ne my Swain,
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O the Broom the bonny,bonny Broom,
The Broom of Cowde.tilinows,
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