The tea-table miscellany: a collection of choice songs, Scots and English. 2 vols. [in 1]. (Google eBook)

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have seven brawnew gowns
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Celestial muses tune your lyres
29
Pious Seiinda goes to prayers 257
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Tell me tell me ch irming creature
36
Proud woman 1 scorn you 389
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Come fill me a bumper my jolly brave boys
48
Subjected to the power of love 29
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Tho for seven years and mair honour CsV
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Sweet sir fur your courtesy
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My Jocky blyth for what thoust done
59
As Sylvia in a forest lay
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As walking forth to view the plain
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My sweetest May let love incline thee
70
Tibby has a stlre of charms
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The pawky auld carle came oer the lee
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The lawlmd lads think they are fine 8 c
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Ah why thofe tears in Nellys eyes
88
The maltman comes on Munday
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went forth to view the spring
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My dear and only love I pray
102
S111 si Sandy Toung arid Gay
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The shepherd Adonis
114
Consess thy love fair blushing maid
118
The night her silent fable wore
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Have you any pots or pans
125
Scmnalente
130
March march
131
Adieu for a while my native green plains
132
Twas at the searful midnight hoar
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The son was funk beneath the hill
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Sandy in Edinburgh was born
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Tis not your beauty nor your wit 15 5
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My Jeemy and I have toili
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Come Florinda lovely charmer
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As early I walkd on the first of sweet May
164
Saw ye Jenny Nettles
177
A Southland Jenny that was right bonny
182
The yellow haird laddie fat down on yon brae
183
How happy is the rural clown
186
was ance a well tocherd lass
191
Sound found themusic found it 176
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My fodger laddie 19
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Dear Roger if your Jenny geek
199
Cauld be the rebels cast
201
Duty and part of reafon
206
A cock laird su cadgie
208
A nymph of the plain
225
Send home my longstrayd eyes to me
228
My days have been su wondrous sree
229
Ten years like Troy my stubborn heart
230
bright Belinda hither fly
234
In this grove my Strephon walkt
272
A quire of bright beauties
273
Do not ask me charming Phillis
277
Amongft the willows on the grass
281
Here are people and sports 2f8
283
Diogenes surly and proud 2 89
289
Heres a health to the king and a lasting peace
291
Jolly mortals fill your glasses
293
My dear mistress has a heart
296
Celia too late you would repent
301
My goddess Lydia heavenly fair
302
Hark how the trumpet founds to battle
303
As the snow in galleys lying
304
Damon if you will believe me
306
He who for ever
309
The fages of old
313
A four reformation 3 i
325
Cupid ease a love sick maid
327
Twas at the stfining midday hour
333
All you that would resine your blood
340
It was in and about the Martinmas time
343
How happy a state does the miller possess 3 i
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As down in the meadows i chanced to pass
354
Come neighbours now weve made our hay 33
357
How pleafant a failors lise passes 304
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thank thee my friend
366
am a friend 37r
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My dearest maid since you desire 3 75
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Tarry woo tarry woo
378
If heaven its blessings to augment
379
Happy the world in that blest age
385
Custom prevailing fo long amongst the great
387
As tippling John was jogging on
390
Hark away tis the merry tund horn
393
As aster noon on summers day
397
had a heart that now does heartless gae
405
Cynthia frowns wheneer I woo her
407
Come lads neer plague your heads
414
Through all the employments of lise
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A mnid is like the golden ore
417
Man may escape from rope and gun
420
How happy are we
421
As Dolly was milking of the cows
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hate the coward tribes
434
Hey my kitten a kitten
439
Good madam when ladies arc willing 4c 1
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A womans ware like china
445
Celia now my heart hath broke 44 7
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My love was fickle once and changing
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Page 236 - Of all the days that's in the week I dearly love but one day And that's the day that comes betwixt A Saturday and Monday...
Page 103 - Alexander I will reign, And I will reign alone ; My thoughts did evermore disdain A rival on my throne. He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, Who dares not put it to the touch, To gain or lose it all.
Page 243 - I have skill to complain, Though the Muses my temples have crowned ; What though, when they hear my soft strain, The Virgins sit weeping around; Ah ! COLIN ! thy hopes are in vain ! Thy pipe and thy laurel resign! Thy False One inclines to a Swain, Whose music is sweeter than thine!
Page 138 - Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge, and broken oath: And give me back my maiden vow, And give me back my troth.
Page 344 - O dinna ye mind, young man," said she, "When ye was in the tavern a drinking, That ye made the healths gae round and round, And slighted Barbara Allan?" He turnd his face unto the wall, And death was with him dealing: "Adieu, adieu, my dear friends all, And be kind to Barbara Allan.
Page 244 - Wide o'er the foaming billows She cast a wistful look ; Her head was crown'd with willows That trembled o'er the brook. Twelve months are gone and over, And nine long tedious days ; Why didst...
Page 138 - How could you say my face was fair, And yet that face forsake? How could you win my virgin heart, Yet leave that heart to break?
Page 199 - Say often what they never mean, Ne'er mind their pretty lying tongue, But tent the language of their een: If these agree, and she persist To answer all your love with hate. Seek elsewhere to be better blest, And let her sigh when 'tis too late. ROGER Kind Patie, now fair fa' your honest heart, Ye 're ay sae cadgy, and have sic an art To hearten ane!
Page 357 - He was a braw gallant, And he rid at the ring; And the bonny Earl of Murray, Oh he might have been a King! He was a braw gallant, And he playd at the ba; And the bonny Earl of Murray, Was the flower amang them a'.
Page 244 - How can they say that Nature Has nothing made in vain ? Why, then, beneath the water Should hideous rocks remain ? No eyes the rocks discover That lurk beneath the deep, To wreck the wandering lover, And leave the maid to weep...

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Paula mcdowell - "The Manufacture and Lingua-facture of Ballad ...
Allan Ramsay, ed., The Tea-Table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots and English, 4 vols. (Edinburgh, 17231737). 40. Friedman, 14041. ...
muse.jhu.edu/ journals/ the_eighteenth_century/ v047/ 47.2mcdowell.html

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