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" I'd better not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honour and fame, And if I should luck to come gloriously hame, I'll bring a heart to thee with love running o'er, And then I'll leave thee and Lochaber no more. "
Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the ... - Page 57
by James Caulfield - 1819
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The illustrated book of Scottish songs

Scottish songs - 1852
...commands me, how can I refuse 1 Without it, I ne'er can have merit for thee ; And losing thy favour, I'd better not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honour and fame ; And if I should chance to come glorious hame, I'll bring a heart to thee with love running o'er, And then I'll leave...
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The Illustrated Book of Scottish Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth ...

Songs, Scots - 1854 - 325 pages
...and love 's the reward of the brave, And I maun deserve it before I can crave. Then glory, my Jeauie, maun plead my excuse ; Since honour commands me, how...Without it, I ne'er can have merit for thee ; And losing thy favour, I'd better not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honour and fame ; And if I should...
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Songs of Scotland, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857
...and love 's the reward of the brave, And I maun deserve it before I can crave. Then glory, my Jeanie, maun plead my excuse ; Since honour commands me, how...Without it, I ne'er can have merit for thee ; And losing thy favour, I'd better not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honour and fame ; And if I should...
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The household book of poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1859
...brave, And I must deserve it before I can crave. Then glory, my Jeany, maun plead my excuse; Since honor commands me, how can I refuse ? Without it I ne'er can have merit for thee, And without thy favor I 'd better not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honor and fame, And if I should luck to come gloriously...
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets: With an ..., Volume 3

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...before I can crave. 3 Then glory, my Jeany, maun plead my excuse; Since honour commands me, how can 1 refuse? Without it I ne'er can have merit for thee, And without thy favour I 'd better not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honour and fame, And if I should luck to come...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

Robert Inglis (bookseller) - 1862
...and love's the reward of the brave, And I must deserve it before I can crave. Then glory, my Jeanie, maun plead my excuse ; Since honour commands me, how...it I ne'er can have merit for thee, And without thy favour I'd better not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honour and fame, And if I should luck to come...
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History of the Scottish Regiments in the British Army

Archibald K. Murray - 1862 - 416 pages
...borne by Royal authority upon its colours and appointments. CHAPTER XXXIII. "Then glory, my Jeanie, maun plead my excuse; Since honour commands me, how...refuse? Without it, I ne'er can have merit for thee, And losing thy favour I'd better not be. I gae, then, my lass, to win glory and fame, And if I should chance...
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History of the Scottish regiments in the British army

Archibald K. Murray - 1862
...borne by Royal authority upon its colours and appointments. CHAPTER XXXIII. " Then glory, my Jeanie, maun plead my excuse; Since honour commands me, how...refuse? Without it, I ne'er can have merit for thee, And losing thy favour I'd better not be. I gac, then, my lass, to win glory and fame, And if I should chance...
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Choice poems and lyrics

1862
...and love's the reward of the brave ; And I maun deserve it before I can crave. Then glory, my Jeanie, maun plead my excuse ; Since honour commands me, how...Without it, I ne'er can have merit for thee ; And losing thy favour I'd better not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honour and fame ; And if I should...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 pages
...heart is sair pained ; By ease that's inglorious no fame can be gained ; And beauty and love's the reward of the brave, And I must deserve it before...it I ne'er can have merit for thee, And without thy favour I'd better not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honour and fame, And if I should luck to come...
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