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No: 62; variant: 62H

Source: From Dr Thomas Davidson. Aberdeenshire.

  1. ‘But wha will bake my bridal bread, An brew my bridal ale, And wha will welcome my bride hame, Is mair that I can tell.’
  2. ‘It’s I will bake your bridal bread, And brew your bridal ale, But wha will welcome your bride hame, It’ll need tae be yersel.’
  3. An she’s hung up a silken towel Upon a golden pin, …tae wipe her een, As she gaed but and ben.