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I'll. LOVE : HUMOROUS                              171
Ay vow and protest that ye care na for me, And whiles ye may lightly my beauty awee ; But court na anither, tho' jokin ye be, For fear that she wile your fancy frae me bis
No. 191. O, when she cam ben, she bobbed fit? law !
Tune : When she cam ben she bobbit Scots Musical Museum, 1792, No. 353.
[O, when she cam ben, she bobbed fu' law! O, when she cam ben, she bobbed fu' law! And when she cam ben, she kiss'd Cockpen, And syne she deny'd she did it at a'.
And was na Cockpen right saucy witha'? And was na Cockpen right saucy witha' ?] In leaving the dochter o' a lord, And kissin a collier lassie an' a' ?
O, never look down, my lassie, at a'! O, never look down, my lassie, at a'! Thy lips are as sweet, and thy figure complete, As the finest dame in castle or ha'.
Tho' thou hast nae silk, and holland sae sma', Tho1 thou hast riae silk, and holland sae sma', Thy coat and thy sark are thy ain handywark, And Lady Jean was never sae braw.






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