321. Song—Craigieburn Wood

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 SWEET closes the ev’ning on Craigieburn Wood,
 And blythely awaukens the morrow;
But the pride o’ the spring in the Craigieburn Wood
 Can yield to me nothing but sorrow.
Chorus.
—Beyond thee, dearie, beyond thee, dearie, And O to be lying beyond thee! O sweetly, soundly, weel may he sleep That’s laid in the bed beyond thee! I see the spreading leaves and flowers, I hear the wild birds singing; But pleasure they hae nane for me, While care my heart is wringing.
Beyond thee, &c.
I can na tell, I maun na tell, I daur na for your anger; But secret love will break my heart, If I conceal it langer.
Beyond thee, &c.
I see thee gracefu’, straight and tall, I see thee sweet and bonie; But oh, what will my torment be, If thou refuse thy Johnie! Beyond thee, &c.
To see thee in another’s arms, In love to lie and languish, ’Twad be my dead, that will be seen, My heart wad burst wi’ anguish.
Beyond thee, &c.
But Jeanie, say thou wilt be mine, Say thou lo’es nane before me; And a’ may days o’ life to come I’ll gratefully adore thee, Beyond thee, &c.

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