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94               Music of the Waters.
Wafted by the breeze of morn We'll quaff the joyous horn together.
Ho, ro, Clansmen ! "
Another chorus Mr. Black mentions in the same book was given in Gaelic by the men, the refrain he says was :
LOVE BOAT SONG.
The following " Jorram " or " Love Boat Song," is given in the Killin collection, and is of course, like the other melodies in it, harmonized. I merely give the air and the last verses and chorus ; the first seem to be much more suitable for landsmen than boatmen in their sentiments. The latter verses are essentially those of a water-song, and have some touch of the true Hebridean labour rhythm in them :







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