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O'er the moor amang the heather

Language: English

Coming thro' the craigs of Kyle,
Amang the bonnie blooming heather,
There I met a bonnie lassie
Keeping a' her ewes thegether1.
O'er the moor amang the heather,
O'er the moor amang the heather,
There I met a bonnie lassie,
Keeping a' her ewes thegether.
 
Said I, my dear, where is thy hame,
In moor, or dale, pray tell me whether?
She said, I tent2 the fleecy flocks
That feed amang the blooming heather.
O'er the moor amang the heather,
O'er the moor amang the heather,
She said, I tent the fleecy flocks
That feed amang the blooming heather.
 
She charm'd my heart, and ay sinsyne3
I cou'dna think on ony ither:
By sea and sky! she shall be mine!
The bonnie lass amang the heather.
O'er the moor amang the heather,
O'er the moor amang the heather:
By sea and sky! she shall be mine!
The bonnie lass amang the heather.


Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

Authorship


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Set in a modified version by Kate Douglas Wiggin.


Text added to the website: 2009-06-14.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:15
Line count: 24
Word count: 152

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