I met ayont the cairney [ ... ]
Confirmed with The Complete Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid, Volume 1, edited by Michael Grieve and W R Aitken, Penguin Books, Middlesex, 1985, Page 66.
- by Christopher Murray Grieve (1892 - 1978), as Hugh MacDiarmid, "Empty Vessel", appears in Penny Wheep, no. 35, William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, first published 1926, copyright © [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Francis George Scott (1880 - 1958), "Empty Vessel", published 1939 [low voice and piano], from Scottish Lyrics, Book 5, no. 10, Bayley & Ferguson; confirmed with Songs of Francis George Scott, selected and edited by Neil Mackay, Roberton Publications, Aylesbury 1980, page 16. [ sung text checked 1 time]
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