Deacon of the Weavers 1. The deacon o the weavers, The sow-luggit loon, He's awa tae Edinburgh, Tae see the new mune; Wi' the treadles on his back, An sowen-mug abune, He's awa tae Edinburgh, Tae see the new mune! 2. Spuggie Young the weiver, Gaed up to see the mune, A' the treadles on his back, His sownie mug abune. ________________________________________________________ (1) Montgomerie SNR (1946) 123 (no. 155). (2) Rymour Club Misc. I (1906), 223, from Kirriemuir (2 lines). Cf. "As I gaed up the Canongate". MS
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