A garland of new songs : Muirland Willie, Maggy Lauder, As I walk'd by myself, Sandy o'er the lee.
Bibliographic Citation:
A garland of new songs : Muirland Willie, Maggy Lauder, As I walk'd by myself, Sandy o'er the lee. Newcastle upon Tyne : Printed by J. Marshall, [between 1800 and 1831]
Alternative Title:
Muirland Willie.
Maggy Lauder.
As I walk'd by myself.
Sandy o'er the lee.
Printed by J. Marshall, [between 1800 and 1831]
  • Undated. Date range from trading dates of J. Marshall, cf. The British book trade index WWW site.
  • Without music.
  • Title vignette.
  • First sentence of Muirland Willie: "Harken and I will tell you how Young muirland Willie came to woo, Tho' he cou'd neither say nor do; The truth I tell to you. But ay he cries, Whate'er betide, Maggy I'se hae her to be my bridge, With a fal, dal, &c."
  • First sentence of Maggy Lauder: "What wad na be in love Wi' bonny Maggy Lauder?"
  • First sentence of As I walk'd by myself: As I walk'd by myself, I said to myself, And myself said again to me, Look well to thyself, take care of thyself, For nobody cares for thee."
  • First sentence of Sandy o'er the lee: "I winna marry ony man, but Sandy o'er the lee, I winna hae the dominee, for gude he canna be, But I will hae my Sandy lad, my Sandy o'er the lee, For he's aye a kissing, kissing, kissing, Aye a kissing me."
  • Includes 1 woodcut.
  • Copy in McGill Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections: With: A garland of new songs : The bonny Scotch lad and his bonnet so blue, The blackbird, My sailor dear shall guard my pillow, Bundle of truths. Newcastle upon Tyne :Printed by J. Marshall, in the Old Flesh-market,[between 1800 and 1823?]. Bound together subsequent to publication.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 16 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Metrical Tales and Other Verse
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