Mudcat Café message #3988166 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #165968   Message #3988166
Posted By: GUEST,henryp
19-Apr-19 - 05:47 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: My bonny Lad, lost at sea?
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: My bonny Lad, lost at sea?
Yes, that's more convincing to me.

We've had this discussion before, in Bonny at Morn;

"The sheep's in the meadows, The kye's in the corn,
Thou's ower lang in thy bed, Bonny at morn."

"He's gan ower lang/land wi' his stick/stake in his hand."