“The Nabob”


"When silent time, wi' lightly feet, Had trod on thirty years, I sought again my native land Wi' mony hopes and fears." The singer finds a new generation in the land; all is changed. He misses the old, asking the forgiveness of his old friends' children


  1. Ord, pp. 361-362, "The Nabob" (1 text)
  2. Roud #4592
  3. BI, Ord361


Author: Susanna Blamire (1747-1794)
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: age return home
Found in: Britain(Scotland)