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From thee, Eliza, and / saw thy form in youthful prijue, were both written to Donald. Burns' song will be found further on, adapted to another melody, hardly less beautiful.                           
clxi. In the 8th tone, of which the final is G,—the F being, when used, natural. clxiv. Also in the 8th tone, transposed a degree lower. clxv. The melody all but identical with cliii. : but the words are too characteristic of Burns, and too im­portant in every way, to be omitted. clxvi. Burns has written a song to this tune, but it has not succeeded in displacing the older one of Allan Ramsay printed above. CLXVli. There is a sad story connected with this touching song, for which I must refer the reader to Mr. Chambers' Songs 0/ Scotland. CLXIX. First published, possibly written, by Sir Walter Scott. The tune is in what Mr. Engel (See Music of the viost Ancient Nations) calls thepentatonic scale—deficient both in the 4th and 7th sounds. ci.xxvii. No one of the innumerable Jacobite Songs is so well
known as this. clxxix. One of the most popular, and perhaps the best, of the Jacobite tunes. The second section is particu­larly striking and well-contrived, I have included these two songs not so much on clxxxi. account of the tunes—albeit pretty ones—as of the words. The second verse of the former, and the fourth of the latter, are specially worthy, though for different reasons, of note. clxxxiv. A noble tune, thoroughly modern in character and
construction. clxxxv. Founded on an old song, "from which nothing is
borrowed but the first four lines." (Thomson.) ci.xxxvi. The tune to which this very celebrated song was originally written. It is in the 3rd tone, wherein there is a semitone between the 1st and 2nd sounds (E and F). The somewhat maudlin and ill con­structed tune to which the words are usually sung is the composition of an English amateur. clxxxviii.Closely resembling a song printed by Mr. Chambers,
The Piper of Dundee. ci.xxxix. Both words and music suggested by a much older song. The tune I have printed is diffuse, and, as a whole, incoherent; but individual phrases—the last for instance—are very beautiful, cxci. Having regard to the difficulty of developing mere melody to this length, this is one of the best tunes, pure and simple, with which I am acquainted. On the " rare sheet," from which Mr. Chambers has taken his copy, the air is said to have been "composed for the flageolet, by the late Charles Sharpe, of Hod-dam, Esq. when seven years old I" It is difficult to
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