Poussie Poussie Baudrons 1. Poussie, poussie, baudrons, Whaur hae ye been? I've been at London, Seeing the Queen! Poussie, poussie, baudrons, What got ye there? I gat a guid fat mousikie, Rinning up a stair! Poussie, poussie, baudrons, What did ye do wi't? I put it in my meal-poke, To eat it to my bread! 2. "Pussy cat, pussy cat, Fahr hae ye been?" "I've been t' London Seeing the king." "Pussy cat, pussy cat, Faht got ye there?" "I got a wee moosie Aneth the king's chair." __________________________________________________ (1) Chambers PRS (1847), 186; (1870) [Ford CR 18; Montgomerie SNR (1946), 41 (no. 28), with minor changes: 1.4 Tae see (etc.).] The 1842 edition is slightly different: 1.4 Seein' the king! 2.3 a wee mousie. MacLennan SNR (1909), 18; differs: 2.3-4 I got a muckle ratton, rinnin' doon the stair. Moffat 50 TSNR (1933), 12, with music, minor differs. (2) Gregor Notes (1881), 126. See ODNR 357, no. 428. MS
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