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Found in 1811.abc from the John Chambers music book abc collection
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GUDE FORGI'E ME FOR LYIN 1811 Ae day a braw woo er came down the lang glen, And 8 6 sair wi' his love he did deave me; But I said, there was nae thing I hat ed like men, The deuce tak him to be lieve me, be lieve me; The deuce tak him to be lieve me. 2. A weel stocket mailen, himsel for the laird, A bridal aff hand was the proffer, I never loot on that I kent it, or car'd, But thought I might get a waur offer. 3. He spak o' the darts o' my bonny black een. And how for my love he was diein; I said he might die when he liket for Jean, The Gude forgi'e me for liein! 4. But what do ye think, in a fortnight or less, (The deil's in his taste to gae near her), He's down the lang glen to my black cousin Bess; Guess ye how the jade I could bear her! 5. Sae a' the neist ouk as I fretted wi' care, I gade to the tryst o' Dulgarlock; And wha but my braw fickle wooer was there, Wha glowr'd as if he'd seen a warlock. 6. Out o'er my left shouther I gied him a blink, Lest neibours should think I was saucy; My wooer he caper'd as he'd been in drink, And vow'd that I was a dear lassie. 7. I spier'd for my cousin, fu' couthie and sweet, If she had recover'd her hearin'; And how my auld shoon fited her shachel'd feet, Gude safe us! how he fell a swearin'. 8. He begg'd me, for Gudesake, that I'd be his wife; Or else I wad kill him wi' sorrow; Sae just to preserve the poor body in life, I think I shall wed him to-morrow. www.abcnotation.com/tunes

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