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THE MERRY MUSES


OF


CALEDONIA;


(ORIGINAL EDITION)


A COLLECTION OF

FAVOURITE SCOTS SONGS

ANCIENT AND MODERN;

SELECTED FOR USE OF THE

CROCHALLAN FENCIBLES.




Say, Puritan, can it be wrong,
To dress plain truth in witty song?
What honest Nature says, we should do;
What every lady does... or would do.




A VINDICATION

OF ROBERT BURNS

IN CONNECTION WITH THE ABOVE PUBLICATION

AND

THE SPURIOUS EDITIONS WHICH SUCCEEDED IT.




PRINTED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE
BURNS FEDERATION.

FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY. NOT FOR SALE.


1911.