Four excellent songs ...
Bibliographic Citation:
Four excellent songs ... Stirling {Scotland] : Printed by E. Johnstone, bookseller, [182-?]
Alternative Title:
Boatie rows
Lass of Patie's Mill
Jock o' Hazeldean
Tak' your auld cloak about ye
Printed by E. Johnstone, bookseller, [182-?]
  • Date from BLC online as "1820?"
  • Cover (title page) included in pagination.
  • First two lines of "The boatie rows": "O weel may the boatie row, And better may she speed."
  • First two lines of "The lass of Patie's Mill": 'The lass of Patie's Mill, So bonny blithe and gay."
  • First line of "Jock o' Hazeldean": "Why weep ye by the tide, lady?"
  • First two lines of "Tak' your auld cloak about ye": "In winter when the rain rain'd cauld, And frost and snow on ilka hill."
  • Includes one woodcut (title vignette of a bull).
  • Contents: The boatie rows -- The lass of Patie's Mill -- Jock o' Hazeldean -- Tak' your auld cloak about ye.
  • In Scots and English.
Physical Description: and white, 16 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Song Books
Digital Collection:
McGill Library's Chapbook Collection
One copy with: Queen Mary's lamentation. Glasgow : Published and sold, wholesale and retail, by R. Hutchison, bookseller, 19 Saltmarket,1823. Bound together subsequent to publication (18 cm.)
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