The auld men o’ the sea [ ... ]
Confirmed with The Complete Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid, Volume 1, edited by Michael Grieve and W R Aitken, Penguin Books, Middlesex, 1985, Page 52.
- by Christopher Murray Grieve (1892 - 1978), as Hugh MacDiarmid, "Hungry Waters", subtitle: "For a little boy at Linlithgow", appears in Penny Wheep, no. 14, 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), "Hungry Waters", 1925, published 1949 [voice and piano], from 35 Scottish Lyrics and other Poems, no. 6, Bayley & Ferguson for The Saltire Society, Glasgow, page 17 [ sung text checked 1 time]
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