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A Galloway Song

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Ah! ken ye what I met the day
Out oure the Mountains
A coming down by craggi[e]s grey
An mossie fountains --
A[h] goud hair'd Marie yeve I pray
Ane minute's guessing --
For that I met upon the way
Is past expressing.
As I stood where a rocky brig
A torrent crosses
I spied upon a misty rig
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Unnikrishnan E S 23 December 2018
Excellent poem! How carefully the great poet has used the dialect of an illiterate mountain dweller, instead of his chaste English. I have only seen The Bard doing this.
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param Pandey 16 January 2018
Beautiful poem
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* Sunprincess * 27 August 2015
....nice write....the language was interesting ?
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A very good poem with nice visuals and interested in it.
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Scott Forster 28 May 2012
Ulster scots? definately socts in anycase.Also could Marie be a reference to Marie's Wedding?
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