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The Best Songs Of All Nations For Young People With Sheet Music & Lyrics.

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Songs That Every Child Should Know
That ere the sun shone on,
And dark blue is her e'e, And for bonnie Annie Laurie
I 'd lay me down and dee.
Like dew on th' gowan lying
Is th' fa' o' her fairy feet, And like winds in summer sighing,
Her voice is low and sweet. Her voice is low and sweet,
And she 's a' the world to me, And for bonnie Annie Laurie
I 'd lay me down and dee.
FIRST ORIGINAL STANZA
Maxwelton's banks are bonnie,
They 're a' clad owre wi' dew, Where I an' Annie Laurie
Made up the bargain true. Made up the bargain true,
Which ne'er forgot s'all be, An' for bonnie Annie Laurie
I 'd lay me down an' dee.
(Signed) " Clark Douglas " with note: " I mind na mair. August 30, 1854." SECOND ORIGINAL STANZA
She 's backit like the peacock, She 's breistit like the swan,
She 's jimp around the middle, Her waist ye weel micht soan,
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