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This tells the tragic tale of Sir Rose, who falls in love with Matilda. Her father, Lord Buchan, objects to the marriage and tells her she will marry Lord Graeme. Sir Rose fights first Graeme’s brother and then is chased down by Graeme himself.…

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The chapbook begins with a short history of some of the reputed prophecies by Sir Thomas Learmant, commonly known as Thomas the Rhymer, who was a 13th century laird and knight under Alexander III. Supposedly, Thomas’ prophecies have been linked to…

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Sixth part in a series of chapbooks on Scottish ballads. Author, tune, and composer are noted where known. Includes a total of thirty-three ballads on a variety of topics, including songs of war, the Highlands, death and mourning, humour, drinking,…

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Four songs on a variety of topics, including a young man who leaves his rural home to find work in the city, which doesn’t work out very well for him or his dog, and so he returns home again; a celebration of the beauty of the wooded glen of the…

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Two ballad or poems about peddlars and their packs are included in this chapbook. The first describes the humorous conversation between a peddler and his pack, while the second tells the tale of a peddler who falls in love and wishes to marry, but…

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A collection of some of Burns’ songs, including ‘Green grows the Rashes, O”; “There was a lad was born in Kyle”; “My Nannie, O”; “Kenmure’s on and awa”; “O’ a’ the airts the Wind can blaw”; “For a’ that and a’…