Collection of ballads, songsheets. 2 vols. London: J. Pitts, 18051840? University of Minnesota Libraries. WILSON Rare Books Quarto 820.1 Z. Vol. 1.
Pasted to album leaf 140: half-sheet.
Pitts Printer Toy and Marble Warehouse
Scots wham Bruce has often led,
Welcome to your gory bed,
On to Victory!
Now's the day and now's the hour,
See the front of battle o'er,
See approach proud Edwards power,
Chains and slavery,
Wha will be a traitor knave,
By oppressions woes and pains
Written by Robert Burns, first published in 1794; see Representative Poetry On-line, ed. Ian Lancaster. Broadside transcription and HTML-coding by Brett Single; pointed brackets mark conjectural readings and emendations. For commentary see Brett Single, "Celtic History and Politics in The Ballads of Seven Dials."
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