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Thread #146160   Message #3383864
Posted By: Anne Neilson
30-Jul-12 - 06:56 PM
Thread Name: sage words from folksongs - pay heed!
Subject: RE: sage words from folksongs - pay heed!
But if I had kent whit I dae ken
An' ta'en ma mither's biddin' oh
I wadna been sitting' at your fireside
Singin' "Hishie ba, ma bairnie oh".

(From Jeannie Robertson's song of unwanted pregnancy --"When I wis new but sweet sixteen".)