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160             TONE-POETRY OF ROBERT BURNS
No. 178. Her daddie forbad, her minnie forbad.
Tune : Jumpin John Scots Musical Museum, 1788, No. 138.
Her daddie forbad, her minnie forbad ;
Forbidden she wadna be : She wadna trow't the browst she brew'd
Wad taste sae bitterlie !
Chorus. The lang lad they ca' Jumpin John BeguiVd the bonie lassie! The lang lad they ca'' Jumpin John BeguiVd the bonie lassie I
A cow and a cauf, a yowe and a hauf, And thretty glide shillins and three ;
A vera gude tocher, a cottar-man's dochter, The lass wi' the bonie black e'e.
No. 179. Ditncan Gray cam here to woo.
Tune : Duncan Gray (see No. 173).
Duncan Gray cam here to woo
Ha, ha, the wooing o't! On blythe yule-night when we were fou
Ha, ha, the wooing o't! Maggie coost her head fu' high, Look'd asklent and unco skeigh, Gart poor Duncan stand abeigh—
Ha, ha, the wooing o't!






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