The History of Leith

June 30, 2006

Jemmie Forrest

Verse 1: ‘Hey, Jemmie Forrest, are ye waukin’ yet? / Or are your Bailies snoring yet? / If ye were waukin’ I would wait, / Ye’d hae a merry, merry morning.’ Half of a woodcut illustration can be seen at the top of the sheet, although the top half of it has been ripped off at some point. It would probably have depicted a coach and pair. for more click here

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