“The Beauty of Garmouth”


"Near the foot of the Blackhill there lives a fair dame, And fain would I court her, fair Annie by name." The singer praises her looks, her voice, her teeth. If he could, he would write her name in gold letters. But she fancies him not; he begs for pity


  1. Ord, p. 195, "The Beauty of Garmouth" (1 short text)
  2. Roud #5535
  3. BI, Ord195


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: love rejection
Found in: Britain(Scotland)