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LIZZIE LINDSAY.                            69
" My name is young Donald M'Donald,
My name I will never deny; My father he is an auld shepherd,                      is
Sae weel as he can herd the kye!
" My father he is an auld shepherd,
My mother she is an auld dame ; If ye'U gang to the Hielands, bonnie Lizzie,
Ye's neither want curds nor cream."              20
" If ye'll call at the Canongate port, At the Canongate port call on me,
I'll give you a bottle o' sherry, And bear you companie."
He ca'd at the Canongate port,                            25
At the Canongate port called he ;
She drank wi' him a bottle o' sherry, And bore him guid companie.
" Will ye go to the Hielands, bonnie Lizzie, "Will ye go to the. Hielands wi' me ?               30
If ye'll go to the Hielands, bonnie Lizzie, Ye shall not want curds nor green whey."
In there cam' her auld mither,
A jolly auld lady was sheŚ " I wad like to ken whar she was ganging, ss
And wha she was gaun to gang wi'."







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