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My name is sweet Mary, my age is sixteen,
My father's a farmer on yonder green,
He's plenty of mon-ey to dress me in silks,
For there's nae bonny laddie to tak' me awa'.

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Source: Journal of the Folk Song Society, vol.V issue 19, 1915

Sung by girls from Loanfield and Lossiemouth, at Loch Awe, Scotland, Sept. 1900.
Collected by Annie Geddes Gilchrist

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