- Ower and ower by Aberdour There’s mony a cloudy stone, And there is mony a gude lord’s son I fear will never come home.
- Lang, lang will his lady look, Wi her baby in her arms, But she’ll never see Earl Patrick Spens Com walkin up the stran.
- ‘I have a table in my room, It cost me guineas nine; I wad sink it in the sea For ae sight o dry lan.
- ‘There’s a coast o green velvet on my back, I got it for my fee; But tho I wad gie ten thousan punds, Dry land I will never see.’
No: 58; variant: 58N
Source: Noted down from a female servant, by Joseph Robertson, July, 15, 1829, Adversaria, p. 67.