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Glasgow Peggie 3

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Glasgow Peggie 3

Glasgow Peggie 3

     O Sandy is a Hielant lad,
     Sae brisk and braw and gaddie,
     And he's awa' to Glasgow toun
     To steal frae me my Peggie.
        Hey lil li lu, hey lil li lan,
        Hey nick an' nacketty naigie;
        And he's awa' to Glasgow toun
        To steal frae me my Peggie.

     And as he passed the banks and braes,
     The banks and braes sae bonnie,
     'Twas there he spied the little maid--
     She said her name was Peggie.
        Hey lil li lu, hey lil li lan,
        Hey nick an' nacketty naigie;
        'Twas there he spied the little maid--
        She said her name was Peggie.

     "O come wi' me, my little maid,
     Into the Hielants bonnie;"
     "O, no, I winna gang wi' ye,
     I'll just stay wi' my mammie!"
        Hey lil li lu, hey lil li lan,
        Hey lil li lu, my lammie,
        "O no, I winna gang wi' ye,
        I'll just stay wi' my mammie!"
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     Moffat 50 TSNR (1933), 28, with music, a 6/8 version of
     There's Nae Luck About the House, and not (as Bronson
     suggests, III.370) related to that of "A Hundred Pipers
     an' a'".  He notes that Moffat's version is "very
     distinct" both in text and tune from the adult versions
     gathered in Child (no. 228) and Bronson's musical
     supplement; the closest being that in Christie, Trad.
     Ballad Airs I (1876), 70:
The Hielan' lads sae brisk and braw,
             The Hielan' lads sae brisk and gaudie,

Ha'e gane awa' to Glasgow town,
             To steal awa' the bonny Peggy.

As they cam' on to Glasgow town,
             And pass'd the banks and braes sae bonny;

There they espied the weel-faur'd may,
             And she said to them her name was Peggy.

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