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Bonny Tweedside single work   poetry   "We're far away frae bonnie Tweedside"
Issue Details: First known date: 1842... 1842 Bonny Tweedside
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'Woman grieves because she cannot return - her husband has died in Australia.' (Webby)


  • Author's note: Air - 'We'll a' away to bonnie Tweedside'
  • At foot of poem: The author of the above attempt, having himself some liking to 'Tweedside,' begs to say that the air to which he has adapted the word is the old nursery tune well-known on the Border, and not the fine melody sung to the ballads 'What beauties does Flora disclose.'

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