The History of Leith

May 2, 2006

The Bonnie Lass That Would Lie in a Barrack

Verse 1 begins: ‘O say bonnie lass will ye lie in a barrack, / And marry a sodger, and carry his wallet?’ There is an address to the reader at the beginning of the song, which comments on the plight and prettiness of soldiers’ wives. for more click here

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