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by Robert Burns
|Farewell, ye dungeons dark and
Fareweel, Fareweel tae thee.
MacPherson's time will nae be lang
On yonder gallows tree.
Oh! what is death but parting breath?
'Twas by a woman's treacherous hand
The Laird o' Grant, that hieland sant
Untie these bands frae off my hands
|I've liv'd a life of sturt and
I die by treacherie:
It burns my heart I must depart,
And not avenged be.
There's some come here tae see me hanged
And some to buy my fiddle.
But before I do part wi' her
I'll brak her thro' the middle.
He took the fiddle in both of his hands
O little did my mother think
Now farewell light-thou sunshine bright,
The reprieve was comin' o'er the brig o' Banf
Jamie Macpherson's fiddle
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