Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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THE TRUMPETER OF FYVIE.
" The ballad was taken down by Dr. Leyden from the recitation of a young lady (Miss Robson) of Edin­burgh, who learned it in Teviotdale. It was current in the Border counties within these few years, as it still is in the northeast of Scotland, where the scene is laid." Jamieson's Popular Ballads, i. 129.
At Fyvie's yetts there grows a flower, It grows baith braid and bonny;
There's a daisie in the midst o' it, And it's ca'd by Andrew Lammie.
" O gin that flower war in my breast,            «
For the love I bear the laddie ;
I wad kiss it, and I wad clap it, And daut it for Andrew Lammie.
" The first time me and my love met,
"Was in the woods of Fyvie;                       ut







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