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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
Bonnie George Campbell
The Ballad
 
1.  HIGH upon Highlands,
    and low upon Tay,
  Bonnie George Campbell
    rade out on a day.
 
2.  Saddled and bridled        5
    and gallant rade he;
  Hame cam his guid horse,
    but never cam he.
 
3.  Out cam his auld mither
    greeting fu’ sair,        10
  And out cam his bonnie bride
    riving her hair.
 
4.  Saddled and bridled
    and booted rade he;
  Toom 1 hame cam the saddle,        15
    but never came he.
 
5.  “My meadow lies green,
    and my corn is unshorn,
  My barn is to build,
    and my babe is unborn.”        20
 
6.  Saddled and bridled
    and booted rade he;
  Toom hame cam the saddle,
    but never cam he.
 
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