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SCOTS, WHA HA'E WI' WALLACE BLED.
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This decision led to a wretched lengthening of the concluding line of every stanza—"or to glorious victory"— "Edward, chains, and slavery"— "Traitor, coward, turn and flee," etc., to adapt it to an air called "Lewie Gordon," which it never suited. The poet's instinct was the true one, and the ode only became successful as a song when it was reset to the air of " Hey tuttie taittie," to which alone it is ever sung.








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