"Hieland kilt an' Lawland hose, Parritch-fed an' reared on brose, Ye'll drink nae drap whan ye come tae stap IN MY HOLE SAE BLACK AN' REEKY, O! HECH HOW, BLACK AN' REEKY!" Meg Kissock and her sweetheart stopped to listen. Saunders Mowdiewort smiled an unprofessional smile when he heard the song of the natural. "That's a step ayont the kirkyaird, Meg," he said.

In this public whar we are gaun to, and whar it is like we may hae to stay a' night, men o' a' clans and kindred Hieland and Lawland tak up their quarters And whiles there are mair drawn dirks than open Bibles amang them, when the usquebaugh gets uppermost.

In this public whar we are gaun to, and whar it is like we may hae to stay a' night, men o' a' clans and kindred Hieland and Lawland tak up their quarters And whiles there are mair drawn dirks than open Bibles amang them, when the usquebaugh gets uppermost.

"Now haud your tongue, baith wife and carle, And listen, great and sma', And I will sing of Glenallan's Earl That fought on the red Harlaw. "The cronach's cried on Bennachie, And doun the Don and a', And hieland and lawland may mournfu' be For the sair field of Harlaw. I dinna mind the neist verse weel my memory's failed, and theres unco thoughts come ower me God keep us frae temptation!"

"Now haud your tongue, baith wife and carle, And listen, great and sma', And I will sing of Glenallan's Earl That fought on the red Harlaw. "The cronach's cried on Bennachie, And doun the Don and a', And hieland and lawland may mournfu' be For the sair field of Harlaw. I dinna mind the neist verse weel my memory's failed, and theres unco thoughts come ower me God keep us frae temptation!"

'The lawland lads think they are fine, But O they're vain and idly gawdy; How much unlike that graceful mien And manly look of my highland laddie. From 'The Highland Laddie, written long since by Allan Ramsay, and now sung at Ranelagh and all the other gardens; often fondly encored, and sometimes ridiculously hissed. Gent. Mag. 1750, p. 325. 'She is of a pleasing person and elegant behaviour.