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Frae popish relics and sic innovations,
That a' the world may see,
There 's nane in the right bnt we,
Of the [guid] auld Scottish nation.
March, march ! &c.
Jenny shall wear the hood,
Jockie the sark of God,
And the kist-fu' o' whistles that maks sic a' cleerie,
Our pipers braw
Shall hae them a' —
[Laud and his crew shall gae tapsal-teerie !]
Whatever come on it, whatever come on it,
Busk up your plaids, my lads, cock up your bonnets !
There was a tune prevalent in England hi the early part of
the seventeenth century, under the name of I'll never Love thee
more, probably from the refrain or recurring final line of the
stanzas of the song to which it was sung, and which song may
have been identical with one found in a manuscript volume of
songs and ballads, with music, in the handwriting of John
Gamble, the composer, dated 1659, which Mr William Chappell 1
states to be now in the possession of Dr Rimbault — beginning
thus ;
My dear and only love, take heed,
How thou thyself expose,
By letting longing lovers feed
Upon such looks as those.
I '11 marble-wall thee round about,
And build without a door ;
But if thy heart do once break out
I '11 never love thee more.
1 Popular Music of the Olden Time, i. 3S0.

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