Fy, Fy, Margaret (The Threatened Invasion)

DESCRIPTION: "Fy, fy, Margaret, Woman, are ye in? I nae sooner heard it, than fast did I rin, Doon the gte to tell ye (x3) We'll no be left our skin." The French and Spanish are coming. The singer must tell others. Margaret replies that they will deal with it
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1829 (ChambersBallads)
KEYWORDS: battle dialog
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ChambersBallads, pp. 86-88, "The Threatened Invasion" (1 text)
Roud #8172
File: ChaBa086

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