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Bonnie lass o Fyvie verse 1 There once was a troop o Irish dragoons, Cam marchin doon through Fyvie o The captains fell in love wi a very bonnie lass, And her name it was cad pretty peggy o verse 2 Now theres many a bonnie lass in the howe o Auchterlass, Theres manys a bonnie lass in the Garioch, Theres many a bonnie Jean on the streets o Aiberdeen, But the floor o them a is in Fyvie o verse 3 Oh its come doon the stair, pretty peggy my dear Its come doon the stair pretty Peggy o Oh come doon the stairs, comb back your yellow hair, Take a last farewell o your daddy o

verse 4 Its Ill gie you ribbons for your bonnie golden hair, Ill gie you a necklace o amber o Ill gie you silken petticoats befitting your degree,


If youll convoy me doon tae my chaumer o verse 5 Oh I hae got ribbons for my bonnie golden hair, And I got a necklace o amber o And I got petticoats befitting my degree, And Id scorn tae be seen in your chaumer o verse 6 It was early next morning when we rode awa, And o but our captain was sorry o, The drums they did beat Oer the bonnie braes o Gight, And the band played the lowlands o Fyvie o verse 7 lang eer we went into old Meldrum toon, Its we had to carry our Captain o Lang eer we went into bonnie Aiberdeen, Its we had our captain to bury o verse 8 Green grow the birk on bonnie Ythanside, And low lies the lowlands o Fyvie o The captains name was Ned and he died for a maid, He died for the bonnie maid o Fyvie o


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