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Music of the Waters.                95
4.  " Row on, row on, my hearties,
Seize an oar, and raise the boat-song; Bring her quick to yonder haven, Lest from me my bride be taken."
Chorus.—" Falv ora ho, Ro shin Robeg, Och ora ho, Ro shin Robeg, Falv ora ho, Ro shin Robeg, Lift up your song, and speed the boatie."
5.  " Heave on, my boatie, dancing lightsome
Against wind and flood and rushing tide-wave.
Soon we'll be in Clachan-Sailich,
Where with trembling heart she waits me."
4.  " lomraibh, iomraibh, iomraibh, illean,
Ghacaibh ramh' us glaaodhaibh iorram,
Hingaibh i gu cala tioram,
'S gu'n toir mi mo ghaol ion ghille."
Chorus.—" Falbh oire ho, co sin cob-aig, Falbh oire ho, co sin cob-aig, Falbh oire hd, c6 sin cob-aig, Jorram, ho ro, a suas i'm bata."
5.  "Suas am bata nallach, aotrom,
'N aghaidh struth tuil agus gaoithe, Tagblaidh sinn 's a' Clachan Shaoileach, Far am bheil mocruinneag ghaolach."
In an old collection of Scotch ballads and songs ("Ancient Ballads and Songs of the North of Scotland," hitherto un­published, by Peter Buchan, 1828) I found the ballad of

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