The History of Leith

October 14, 2006

Elegy

This broadside begins: ‘ELEGY ON LUCKY WOOD.’ The elegy begins: ‘O CANNIGATE poor Ellritch hole / What Loss what Crosses does thou thole? / London and Death garrs thee look droll / and hing thy head; / Wow but thou has e’ne a cald Coal / to Blaw indeed.’ An epitaph has also been included at the bottom of this sheet.for more click here

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