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II. LOVE : GENERAL
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HER ANSWER.
Chorus. I tell you now this ae night, This ae, ae, ae night, And ance for a' this ae night, I winna let ye in, jo.
O, tell na me o' wind an1 rain, Upbraid na me wi1 cauld disdain, Gae back the gate ye cam again, I winna let you in, jo.
The snellest blast at mirkest hours, That round the pathless wand'rer pours, Is nocht to what poor she endures That's trusted faithless man, jo.
The sweetest flower that deck'd the mead, Now trodden like the vilest weedó Let simple maid the lesson read The weird may be her ain, jo.
The bird that charm'd his summer day, And now the cruel fowler's prey; Let that to witless woman say 'The gratefu' heart of man,' jo.
No. 160. Will ye go to the Highlands, Leezie Lindsay ?
Tune : Leezie Lindsay.
Scots Musical Museum, 1796, No. 434.
Will ye go to the Highlands, Leezie Lindsay?
Will ye go to the Highlands wi1 me? Will ye go to the Highlands, Leezie Lindsay,
My pride and my darling to be.






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