There Was a Wee Bit Mousikie
There was a wee bit mousikie,
That lived in Gilberaty, O,
It couldna get a bite o' cheese,
For cheetie-poussie-cattie, O.
It said unto the cheesikie:
"O fain wad I be at ye, O,
If it were na for the cruel paws
O' cheetie-poussie-cattie, O."
Chambers PRS (1847), 183; (1870), 26 (tune indicated,
Green grow the Rashes, O); MacLennan SNR (1909), 23;
Montgomerie SNR (1946), 42 (no. 29). NAE (1932), 2 [1.3,
2.1, She]. With music in Moffat 50 TSNR (1933), 19.