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which the author has himself pursued with some Our remarks on this species of compo
sition are prefixed to the fourth volume of the present edition.
1st March, 1830.
HISTORICAL AND ROMANTIC BALLADS,
IN THE SOUTHERN COUNTIES OF SCOTLAND; WITH A FEW OF MODERN DATE, FOUNDED UPON
The songs, to savage virtue dear,
Had quench'd the fires of feudal rage.