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" Nor ony thing that's dainty ; And now and then a keckling hen To lay her eggs in plenty. In winter, when the wind and rain Blaws o'er the house and byre, He sits beside a clean hearthstane Before a rousing fire ; With nut-brown ale he tells his tale,... "
Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc - Page 69
edited by - 1870
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The illustrated book of Scottish songs

Scottish songs - 1852
...the wind and rain Blaws o'er the house and byre, He sits beside a clean hearthstane Before a rousing fire ; With nut-brown ale he tells his tale, Which rows him o'er fu' nappy : ' Who'd be a king — a petty thing, When a miller lives so happy ? This song originally...
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The Illustrated Book of Scottish Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth ...

Songs, Scots - 1854 - 325 pages
...the wind and rain Blaws o'er the house and byre, He sits beside a clean hearthstane Before a rousing fire ; With nut-brown ale he tells his tale, Which rows him o'er fu' nappy : Who'd be a king — a petty thing, When a miller lives so happy ? This song originally...
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Songs of Scotland, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857
...wind and rain Bla'n's o'er the house and byre. He sits beside a clean hearthstane Before a rousing fire ; With nut-brown ale he tells his tale, Which rows him o'er fu' nappy : Who'd be a king — -a petty thing, When a miller lives so happy ? This song originally...
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Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc, Volume 2

David Herd - Ballads, English - 1869
...mither bakes, And bannocks were na fcanty; A good fat fow, a fIeeky cow Was ftandin in the byre ; Whilll lazy poufs with mealy moufe Was playing at the fire....Who'd be a king — a petty thing, When a miller lives so happy? MAGGY LAUDER. '\T7"HA wad na be in love Wi' bonny M AGGI E LAUDER? A piper met her gaun to...
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Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc: A Page for ..., Volume 2

David Herd, Sidney Gilpin - Ballads, Scots - 1870
...bids me tak the miller ; For foul day and fair day He's ay bringing till her ; For meal and malt me does na want, Nor ony thing that's dainty ; And now...on your gate, you bladderfkate, My name is MAGGIE LAUDER. MAGGIE, quoth he, and by my bags, I'm fidging fain to fee thee ; Sit down by me, my bonny bird,...
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Songs of Scotland Chronologically Arranged with Introduction and Notes

1872
...the wind and rain Blaws o'er the house and byre, He sits beside a clean hearth stano Before a rousing fire ; With nut-brown ale he tells his tale, Which rows him o'er fu' nappy : Who'd be a king— a petty thing, When a miller lives so happy ? THE AULD MAN'S MEAR'S...
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Scottish song, a selection of the choicest lyrics of Scotland ..., Issue 758

Mary Carlyle Aitken - 1874
...clean hearth stane Before a rousing fire, With nut-brown ale he tells his tale, Which lows him o'er fu' nappy : Who'd be a king — a petty thing, When a miller lives so happy ? CLXXL TAK' IT, MAN, TAK' IT. David Webster. When I was a miller in Fife, Losh ! I thought...
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The Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - English poetry - 1878 - 760 pages
...wind and rain Blaw's o'er the house and byre, He sits beside a clean hearth stane, Before a rousing fire ; With nut-brown ale he tells his tale, Which rows him o'er fu' nappy : Who'd be a king—a petty thing— When a miller lives so happy ? ROBERT CRAWFORD. 1690—1733....
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The Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - English poetry - 1878 - 760 pages
...wind and rain Blaw's o'er the house and byre, He sits beside a clean hearth stane, Before a rousing fire ; With nut-brown ale he tells his tale, Which rows him o'er fu' nappy : Who'd be a king — a petty thing — When a miller lives so happy ? ROBERT CRAWFORD. I690—I733....
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Abbotsford Series of the Scottish Poets,

George Eyre-Todd - 1896
...wind and rain Blaws o'er the house and byre, He sits beside a clean hearth-stane, Before a rousing fire. With nut-brown ale he tells his tale, Which rows him o'er fu' nappy. VVha'd be a King—a petty thing, When a miller lives so happy? ALLAN RAMSAY. 1686-1758....
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