MS: 'Handsome Nell', also known as 'Once I loved a bonie Lass'

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MS: 'Handsome Nell', also known as 'Once I loved a bonie Lass'

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Song. - Tune, I am a man unmarried -
The following, Song is only valuable to those who would
wish to see the Author's first [page torn] in verse.- It
was composed when he was a few months more than
his sixteenth year. -

O once I lov'd a bonie lass,
Ay and I love her still;
And whilst that Honor warms my breast,
I love my handsome Nell.
Fal lal & c.

As bonie lasses I hae seen,
And monie full as braw;

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