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Will Ye No Come Back Again?

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Melody: Will Ye No Come Back Again? (Duration: 2:06) [Artist: Unknown]

Bonnie Chairlie's noo awa',
Safely o'er the friendly main.
Mony a he'rt will break in twa,
Should he ne 'er come back again.

Chorus:

Will ye no' come back again?
Will ye no'come back again?
Better lo'ed ye canna be,
Will ye no'come back again?
Ye trusted in your Hielan' men,
They trusted you, dear Chairlie.
They kent your hidin' in the glen,
Death or exile bravin'.

Chorus:

English bribes were a' in vain
Tho' puir, and puirer, we maurn be
Siller canna buy the heat
That beats aye for thine and thee.

Chorus:

We watched thee in the gloamin' hour,
We watched thee in the mornin' grey.
Tho' thirty thousand pounds they gie,
O there is nane that wad betray.

Chorus:

Sweet the laverock' s note and lang,
Liltin' wildly up the glen.
But aye tae me he sings ae sang,
Will ye no' come back again?

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