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WITHIN A IvIILE OF EDINBORO'
ILLUSTRATED SONG NUMBER 17
From a Drawintf by FRED PEGRAM
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Twas within a mile of Edinboro' town,
In the rosj time <>f the year;
Sweet flowers bloom'd and the grasi was down,
And eai h shepherd woo'd His de.tr.
Bonnie Jockie, blithe and gay.
Kiss'd young Jennie makinij hay;
The Idssi" blush'd, and frowning crk-d,
" Na. na, it winna do
I canna, canna, winna. winna, mauna buckk to.
Jockie w.is a wag that never wad wed,
Though lang he had follow'd the laas;
Contentcd she earn'd and ate her brown bread
And merrily turn'd up th<- grass.
Bonnie Jockie, blithe and free,
Won her heart riidit merrily;
Yet still she blush'd, and frowning cried,
'* Na, na, it winna do?
I canna. canna, winna, winna, mauna buckle tO.
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But when he vow'd he wad make her hisbride,
Though his floclu and herds were not few,
She gie'd him her hand and .i kiss beside,
And vow'd she'd forever !?? true.
Bonnie Ja ki". blithe and free,
Won her heart right merrily;
At kirk she no more frowning cried,
" Na. na, it winna *lo
I canna, canna, winna, winna. mauna buckle t<>.