The Tod (B) There dwells a Tod on yonder craig, And he's a Tod of might-a, He lives as well on his purchase, As ony laird or knight-a. John Armstrang said unto the Tod, An ye come near my sheep-a, The first time that I meet wi' you, It's I will gar ye greet-a. The Tod said tae John Armstrang again, Ye dare na be sae bauld-a; For'n I hear ony mair o' your din, I'll worry a' the sheep o' your fauld- a. The tod he hies him to his craig, And there sits he fu' crouse-a; And for Johnie Armstrang, and a' his tykes, He does not care a louse-a. ________________________________________________________ Herd 1776 II.234 [4.2 originally crouss]; Montgomerie SC (1948), 43 (no. 35). MS APR99
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