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GANE IS THE DAY, &c.
AIR.-GUIDWIFE COUNT TRE LAWIN.
Then guidwife count the lawin, the lawin, the lawin, Thenguidwife count the lawin, and bring a coggie mair.
Then guidwife count, &c.
III. My coggie is a haly pool, That heals the wounds o' care and dool; And pleasure is a wanton trout, An'
ye drink it a' yell find him out. Then guidwife count, &c.
WHAT CAN A YOUNG LASSIE, &c.
AIR.-WHAT CAN A YOUNG LASSIE DO WI AN AULD MAN.
I. What can a young lassie, what shall a young
lassie, What can a young lassie do wi' an auld man? Bad luck on the pennie that tempted my minnie To sell her poor Jenny for siller an lan’!
Bad luck on the pennie, 8c.
He hosts and he hirples the weary day lang; He's doyl't and he's dozin, his blude it is frozen,
O, dreary's the night wi' a crazy auld man!
III. He hums and he hankers, he frets and he cankers,
I never can please him, do a' that I can; He's peevish, and jealous of a' the young fellows,
O, dool on the day I met wi' an auld man !
I'll do my endeavour to follow her plan ;
And then his auld brass will buy me a new pan.
BONNIE WEE THING, &c.
I. BONNIE wee thing, cannie wee thing,
Lovely wee thing was thou mine; I wad wear thee in my bosom,
Lest my jewel I should tine.
II. Wishfully I look and languish,
In that bonnie face of thine : And my
heart it stounds wi' anguish, Lest my wee thing be na mine.
In ae constellation shine;
Bonnie wee, 8c.