The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume V. The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century
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The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume V. The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century

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  • THE MODERN SCOTTISH MINSTREL; OR, THE SONGS OF SCOTLAND OF THE PAST HALF CENTURY. WITH Memoirs of the Poets, AND SKETCHES AND SPECIMENS IN ENGLISH VERSE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED MODERN GAELIC BARDS. BY CHARLES ROGERS, LL.D. F.S.A. SCOT.
  • SCOTTISH LYRICS AND SCOTTISH LIFE. By JAMES DODDS.
  • CONTENTS.
    • METRICAL TRANSLATIONS FROM THE MODERN GAELIC MINSTRELSY.
  • THE MODERN SCOTTISH MINSTREL.
  • FRANCIS BENNOCH.[1]
    • TRUTH AND HONOUR.
    • OUR SHIP.[2]
    • AULD PETER MACGOWAN.
    • THE FLOWER OF KEIR.
    • CONSTANCY.
    • MY BONNIE WEE WIFIE.
    • THE BONNIE BIRD.
    • COME WHEN THE DAWN.
    • GOOD MORROW.[3]
    • OH, WAE'S MY LIFE.
    • HEY, MY BONNIE WEE LASSIE.
    • BESSIE.
    • COURTSHIP.
    • TOGETHER.
    • FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE.
  • JOSEPH MACGREGOR.
    • LADDIE, OH! LEAVE ME.
    • HOW BLYTHELY THE PIPE.
  • WILLIAM DUNBAR, D.D.
    • THE MAID OF ISLAY.
  • WILLIAM JERDAN.
    • THE WEE BIRD'S SONG.[6]
    • WHAT MAKES THIS HOUR?
  • ALEXANDER BALD.
    • THE LILY OF THE VALE.[7]
    • HOW SWEET ARE THE BLUSHES OF MORN.
  • GEORGE WILSON.
    • MILD AS THE MORNING.
    • THE BEACONS BLAZED.
    • THE RENDEZVOUS.
  • JOHN YOUNGER.
    • ILKA BLADE O' GRASS GETS ITS AIN DRAP O' DEW.
    • THE MONTH OF JUNE.
  • JOHN BURTT.
    • O'ER THE MIST-SHROUDED CLIFFS.[8]
    • O! LASSIE, I LO'E DEAREST!
  • CHARLES JAMES FINLAYSON.
    • THE BARD STRIKES HIS HARP.
    • PHŒBUS, WI' GOWDEN CREST.
    • OH, MY LOVE'S BONNIE.
  • WILLIAM DOBIE.
    • THE DREARY REIGN OF WINTER 'S PAST.
  • ROBERT HENDRY, M.D.
    • OH, LET NA GANG YON BONNIE LASSIE.
  • HEW AINSLIE.
    • THE HAMEWARD SANG.
    • DOWIE IN THE HINT O' HAIRST.
    • ON WI' THE TARTAN.
    • THE ROVER O' LOCHRYAN.
    • THE LAST LOOK O' HAME.
    • THE LADS AN' THE LAND FAR AWA'.
    • MY BONNIE WEE BELL.
  • WILLIAM THOMSON.
    • THE MAIDEN TO HER REAPING HOOK.
  • ALEXANDER SMART.
    • WHEN THE BEE HAS LEFT THE BLOSSOM.
    • OH, LEAVE ME NOT.
    • NEVER DESPAIR.
  • JOHN DUNLOP.
    • THE YEAR THAT'S AWA'.
    • OH, DINNA ASK ME.
    • LOVE FLIES THE HAUNTS OF POMP AND POWER[9]
    • WAR.
  • WILLIAM BLAIR.
    • THE HIGHLAND MAID.
    • THE NEAPOLITAN WAR SONG.[10]
  • ARCHIBALD MACKAY.
    • OUR AULD SCOTS SANGS.
    • MY LADDIE LIES LOW.
    • JOUK AND LET THE JAW GAE BY.
    • VICTORIOUS BE AGAIN, BOYS.
  • WILLIAM AIR FOSTER.
    • FAREWEEL TO SCOTIA.
    • THE FALCON'S FLIGHT.
    • THE SALMON RUN.
  • CHARLES MARSHALL.
    • THE BLESSING ON THE WARK.
    • JEWEL OF A LAD.
    • TWILIGHT JOYS.
  • WILLIAM WILSON.
    • O BLESSING ON HER STARLIKE E'EN.
    • OH! BLESSING ON THEE, LAND.
    • THE FAITHLESS.
    • MY SOUL IS EVER WITH THEE.
    • AULD JOHNNY GRAHAM.
    • JEAN LINN.
    • BONNIE MARY.
  • MRS MARY MACARTHUR.
    • THE MISSIONARY.
  • JOHN RAMSAY.
    • FAREWELL TO CRAUFURDLAND.
  • JAMES PARKER.
    • THE MARINER'S SONG.
    • HER LIP IS O' THE ROSE'S HUE.
  • JOHN HUNTER.
    • THE BOWER O' CLYDE.
    • MARY.
    • IN DISTANT YEARS.
  • ROBERT CHAMBERS.
    • YOUNG RANDAL.
    • THE LADYE THAT I LOVE.
    • THOU GENTLE AND KIND ONE.
    • LAMENT FOR THE OLD HIGHLAND WARRIORS.
  • THOMAS AIRD.
    • THE SWALLOW.
    • GENIUS.
  • ROBERT WHITE.
    • MY NATIVE LAND.
    • A SHEPHERD'S LIFE.
    • HER I LOVE BEST.
    • THE KNIGHT'S RETURN.
    • THE BONNIE REDESDALE LASSIE.
    • THE MOUNTAINEER'S DEATH.
  • WILLIAM CAMERON.
    • SWEET JESSIE O' THE DELL.
    • MEET ME ON THE GOWAN LEA.
    • MORAG'S FAIRY GLEN.
    • OH! DINNA CROSS THE BURN, WILLIE.
  • ALEXANDER TAIT.
    • E'ENING'S DEWY HOUR.
  • CHARLES FLEMING.
    • WATTY M'NEIL.
  • WILLIAM FERGUSON.
    • I 'LL TEND THY BOWER, MY BONNIE MAY.
    • WOOING SONG.
    • I 'M WANDERING WIDE.
  • THOMAS DICK.
    • HOW EARLY I WOO'D THEE.
  • HUGH MILLER.
    • SISTER JEANIE, HASTE, WE 'LL GO.[11]
    • OH, SOFTLY SIGHS THE WESTLIN' BREEZE.
  • ALEXANDER MACANSH.
    • THE MOTHER AND CHILD.
    • CHANGE.
    • THE TOMB OF THE BRUCE.
  • JAMES PRINGLE.
    • THE PLOUGHMAN.
  • WILLIAM ANDERSON.
    • WOODLAND SONG.
    • THE WELLS O' WEARY.
    • I 'M NAEBODY NOO.
    • I CANNA SLEEP.
  • WILLIAM M. HETHERINGTON, D.D., LL.D.
    • 'TIS SWEET WI' BLITHESOME HEART TO STRAY.
    • O SWEET IS THE BLOSSOM.
  • THOMAS WATSON.
    • THE SQUIRE O' LOW DEGREE.
  • JAMES MACDONALD.
    • BONNIE AGGIE LANG.
    • THE PRIDE O' THE GLEN.
    • MARY.
  • JAMES BALLANTINE.
    • NAEBODY'S BAIRN.
    • CASTLES IN THE AIR.
    • ILKA BLADE O' GRASS KEPS ITS AIN DRAP O' DEW.
    • WIFIE, COME HAME.
    • THE BIRDIE SURE TO SING IS AYE THE GORBEL O' THE NEST.
    • CREEP AFORE YE GANG.
    • AE GUDE TURN DESERVES ANITHER.
    • THE NAMELESS LASSIE.
    • BONNIE BONALY.
    • SAFT IS THE BLINK O' THINE E'E, LASSIE.
    • THE MAIR THAT YE WORK, AYE THE MAIR WILL YE WIN.
    • THE WIDOW.
  • MRS ELIZA A. H. OGILVY.
    • CRAIG ELACHIE.
  • JOHN FINLAY.
    • THE NOBLE SCOTTISH GAME.
    • THE MERRY BOWLING-GREEN.
  • THOMAS TOD STODDART.
    • ANGLING SONG.
    • LET ITHER ANGLERS.
    • THE BRITISH OAK.
    • PEACE IN WAR.
  • ALEXANDER MACLAGAN.[12]
    • CURLING SONG.
    • THE AULD MEAL MILL.
    • THE THISTLE.
    • THE SCOTCH BLUE BELL.
    • THE ROCKIN'.
    • THE WIDOW.
    • THE HIGHLAND PLAID.
    • THE FLOWER O' GLENCOE.
  • MRS JANE C. SIMPSON.
    • GENTLENESS.
    • HE LOVED HER FOR HER MERRY EYE.
    • LIFE AND DEATH.
    • GOOD NIGHT.
  • ANDREW PARK.
    • HURRAH FOR THE HIGHLANDS.
    • OLD SCOTLAND, I LOVE THEE!
    • FLOWERS OF SUMMER.
    • HOME OF MY FATHERS.
    • WHAT AILS MY HEART?
    • AWAY TO THE HIGHLANDS.
    • I 'M AWAY.
    • THERE IS A BONNIE, BLUSHING FLOWER.
    • THE MAID OF GLENCOE.
  • MARION PAUL AIRD.
    • THE FA' O' THE LEAF.
    • THE AULD KIRK-YARD.
    • FAR, FAR AWAY.
  • WILLIAM SINCLAIR.
    • THE ROYAL BREADALBANE OAK.
    • EVENING.
    • MARY.
    • ABSENCE.
    • IS NOT THE EARTH.
    • OH, LOVE THE SOLDIER'S DAUGHTER DEAR![14]
    • THE BATTLE OF STIRLING.
  • WILLIAM MILLER.
    • YE COWE A'.
  • ALEXANDER HUME.
    • MY AIN DEAR NELL.
    • THE PAIRTIN'.
  • METRICAL TRANSLATIONS FROM The Modern Gaelic Minstrelsy.
  • JOHN MACDONALD, D.D.
    • THE MISSIONARY OF ST KILDA.
  • DUNCAN KENNEDY.
    • THE RETURN OF PEACE.
  • ALLAN M'DOUGALL.
    • THE SONG OF THE CARLINE.
  • KENNETH MACKENZIE.
    • THE SONG OF THE KILT.
  • JOHN CAMPBELL.
    • THE STORM BLAST.
  • JAMES M'GREGOR, D.D.
    • LIGHT IN THE HIGHLANDS.[18]
    • FOOTNOTES:
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