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A narrative poem in which the author helps a friend in need..., 1952
Track ID : 17589
A narrative poem in which the author helps a friend in need of good meat. Willie Mitchell's friend in Fife is suffering for lack of good meat, so his friend's wife travels from Fife to Kintyre, wh...
An apology in verse for the author's wife's absence from the..., 1952
Track ID : 17590
An apology in verse for the author's wife's absence from their friends' wedding. Jamie and Polly are to be married, and Willie Mitchell will attend the wedding. His wife is unable to go, as she ha...
Smàlaidh Mise Nochd an Teine, February 1962
Track ID : 19808
A smooring prayer.
Two weather-lore rhymes about Candlemas:, 1960
Track ID : 82846
Two weather-lore rhymes about Candlemas: First comes Canlemas, an syne the new meen, That meen fu an the next meen teem [empty] ... ... If Canlemas day be clear and fair The half o the winter's t...
Weather-lore rhymes about Candlemas:, 1960
Track ID : 82857
Weather-lore rhymes about Candlemas: First comes Canlemas an then the new meen That meen oot an the next in its hicht The first Sunday efter that and that's baith [sic] richt. If Canlemas day be ...
Unknown, 21 December 1982
Track ID : 83488
Comic poem in which a country girl goes to the city and is seduced by a folk singer.
Meg Drummond, 21 December 1982
Track ID : 83498
Andrew Douglas recites a poem of his own composition about Meg Drummond, mistress to King Jamie. The King's lords want him to marry the English princess in order to bring wealth and security to the...
Andra and the Deil, 21 December 1982
Track ID : 83505
Comic verse in which Andra is on the way home from the pub when he meets the Devil on the road. The Devil promises to grant him one wish if he first declares himself subject to Satan. Andra agrees,...
Dinna Forget the Brandy, 21 December 1982
Track ID : 83533
Comic verse in which a young man puts his sweetheart's grandmother to sleep with brandy in order to be able to court the girl.
Willie Wat, 21 December 1982
Track ID : 83548
Four comic poems composed by Andrew Douglas and featuring 'Willie Wat'. The first poem is bawdy, and describes Willie's seduction of a local girl, her pregnancy and their forced marriage. The secon...
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