This is a song with a religious theme in which the bard is reflecting on a skull.
21 lines sung in linked 6-line verses. The song was composed by Dugald Buchanan (b.1716) who was born in Balquidder.See:'Sàr-obair nam Bàrd Gaelach' (MacKenzie, 1907 ed.) p. 191
County - Midlothian
Parish - Edinburgh
Village/Place - Edinburgh