Highland Laddie (III), The
DESCRIPTION: "I canna get my mare ta'en, Master had she never nane, Take a rip an' wile her hame, Nought like heffing by the wame"
EARLIEST DATE: 1821 (Hogg2)
KEYWORDS: nonballad horse
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hogg2 63B, "The Highland Laddie" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: The current description is all of the Hogg2 63B fragment, omitting the "Bonnie laddie, Highland laddie" lines. Hogg says of it, "I think it probable that this had, likewise [to Hogg2 63A], been a Jacobite song, but I do not remember any more of it." - BS
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