“The Haughs o Newe”


"As I gaed up the haughs o' Newe And through Strathdon upon my pony," the singer meets a maid so pretty that she makes him lightheaded. She turns him down; he cannot dance and speaks no Gaelic. He wishes he could do more to impress her


  1. Ord, p. 135, "The Maid of Don" (1 text); p. 193, "The Haughs o Newe" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6781
  3. BI, Ord193


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1909 (Ord)
Keywords: love courting rejection
Found in: Britain(Scotland)