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Sir Walter Scott
Ministrelsy of the Scottish Border, Vol. I



MINISTRELSY OF THE SCOTTISH BORDER:

CONSISTING OF HISTORICAL AND ROMANTIC BALLADS, COLLECTED IN THE SOUTHERN COUNTIES OF SCOTLAND; WITH A FEW OF MODERN DATE, FOUNDED UPON LOCAL TRADITION.

IN THREE VOLUMES.


VOL. I

The songs, to savage virtue dear, That won of yore the public ear, Ere Polity, sedate and sage, Had quench'd the fires of feudal rage. —WARTON.

1806.

TO HIS GRACE, HENRY, DUKE OF BUCCLEUCH, &c.&c.&c. THESE TALES, WHICH IN ELDER TIMES HAVE CELEBRATED THE PROWESS, AND CHEERED THE HALLS, OF HIS GALLANT ANCESTORS, ARE RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED BY HIS GRACE'S MUCH OBLIGED AND MOST HUMBLE SERVANT,

WALTER SCOTT.



Introduction
Appendix. No. I.
Appendix, No. II.
Appendix, No. III.
Appendix, No. IV.
Appendix, No. V.
Appendix, No. VI.

Part First - Historical Ballads
Sir Patrick Spens.
Auld Maitland.
Battle of Otterbourne.
The Sang of the Outlaw Murray.
Johnie Armstrang.
The Lochmaben Harper.
Jamie Telfer of the Fair Dodhead.
The Raid of the Reidswire.
Kinmont Willie
Dick o' the Cow.
Jock o' the Side.
Hobbie Noble.
Archie of Ca'field.
Armstrong's Goodnight.
The Fray of Suport.
Lord Maxwell's Goodnight.
The Lads of Wamphray.
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