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A SONG, to the Tune of Here awa, there awa.

1 FArewell my Betty, and farewell my Annie,
2 And farewell my Ammie, and farewell my friends.
&c.
3 Farewell to these plains and to innocent freedom,
4 Believe me, my heart was akin to these scenes;
&c.
5 In each chearful moment I meant you a pleasure,
6 And ne'er gave offence, but it gave me more pain.
&c.
7 Through the lang muir I'll think of my Willie,
8 And through the lang muir I'll think o' him again.
9 Through the lang muir I'll think o' my Willie,
10 And through the lang muir I'll think o't again.

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    Title (in Source Edition): A SONG, to the Tune of “Here awa, there awa.”
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    Carstairs, Christian. Original Poems. By a Lady, Dedicated to Miss Ann Henderson. A Tribute to Gratitude and Friendships. Edinburgh: Andrew Shortrede, 1786, p. 56.  (ESTC T76883) (Page images digitized from a copy in the Bodleian [Harding C 680].)

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