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Fire-shovel

Four ballads. The fire-shovel - first line reads: I married with a scolding wife some twenty years ago. The wife's answer - first line reads: You rogue how dare you thus presume about your wife to prate. My native land I bade adieu - first line reads: My native land I bade adieu. The young Highlander - first line reads: A Highland lad my love was born.