The History of Leith

August 21, 2006

Robert Johnston’s Ghost

Following on from the title, the introduction continues: ‘OR his last ADVICE to the Gipsies, and other Gangs of Robbers and Murderers in Scotland. The ballad itself begins: ‘Plung’d in black Darkness and Eternal Night, / For Crimes committed ‘gainst Almighty Light’. Unfortunately, no publication details are included on the sheet. for more click here

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