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282            TONE-POETRY OF ROBERT BURNS
No. 300. Whare hae ye been sae braw, lad?
Tune : An ye had been where I hae been Scots M. M. 1790, No. 292.
Whare hae ye been sae braw, lad ?
Whare hae ye been sae brankie, O ? Whare hae ye been sae braw, lad ?
Cam ye by Killiecrankie, O ? '
Chorus.
An ye had been whare I hae been,
Ye wadna been sae caniie, O ;
An ye had seen what I hae seen,
r the braes 0' Killiecrankie, O.
'I faught at land, I faught at sea,
At hame I faught my auntie, O ; But I met the devil and Dundee,
On the braes o' Killiecrankie, O.'
' The bauld Pitcur fell in a furr, An' Clavers gat a clankie, O,
Or I had fed an Athol gled,
On the braes o' Killiecrankie, O.'
No. 301. The bonniest lad that eer I saw.
Tune : The Highland laddie. Caledonian Pocket Companion, 1743, i. No. 36.