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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: From the 16th to the 19th Century

Charles Mackay - Folk songs, Scots - 1867 - 336 pages
...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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Scotish Songs, Volume 1

Joseph Ritson - Ballads, English - 1869 - 575 pages
...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...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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The Queen's Visit, and Other Poems: With Copious Historical Notes

Samuel Fergusson - English poetry - 1869 - 422 pages
...love's the reward of the brave, And I maun deserve it before I can crave. " Then glory, my Jeannie, 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 glory and fame ; And if I should chance...
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Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc, Volume 2

David Herd - Ballads - 1869 - 312 pages
...be gain'd; And beauty and love's the reward of the brave, And I maun deferve it before I can crave. Without it I ne'er can have merit for thee, And without thy favour I'd better not be. I gae then, my lafs, to win honour and fame, And if I mould luck to come...
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Favourite English poems and poets

1870
...my 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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...And I must deserve it before I can crave. Then glory, my Jeany, maun plead my excuse ; Since honor ged Fancy lind Thee a mistress to thy mind ; Dulcet-eyed us Ceres' daughter Ami without thy favor I 'd better not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honor and fame. And if 1 should...
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The Tea-table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots and ..., Volume 1

Allan Ramsay - Ballads, English - 1871
...can crave. Then glory, my Jeany, maun plead my excufe, Since honour commands me, how can I refufe ? Without it I ne'er can have merit for thee, And without thy favour I'd better not be. I gae then, my lafs, to win honour and fame, And if I mould luck to come...
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Songs of Scotland Chronologically Arranged with Introduction and Notes

1872
...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,...Without it, I ne'er can have merit for thee ; And losing thy favour I'd bettor not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honour and fame ; And if I should...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1872 - 789 pages
...And I must deserve it before I can crave. Then glory, my Jeany, maun plead my excuse ; .Since honor n the passage of the Constitutional Amendment abolishing blavcry.J I 'd better not be. I gae then, my lass, to win honor arid fame, And if 1 should luck to come gloriously...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1873
...before I can crave. Then glory, my Jeany, maun plead my excuse ; Since honor commands me, how can 1 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 1 should luck to come gloriously...
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