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was ever offered for Jacobitism is to be found distant counties, numbers yet remain : for in his song of Donald M.Donald” -a a locality prevails in many of them, that song which long boasted an unrivalled po- gives them an interest only in certain fami. pularity, although among the earliest pro- lies and districts. ductions of his unlettered muse.

“ It is for this reason that I have pub“ What tho' we befriended young Charlie,

lished only a portion of the songs at this

time, and confined myself to those that are To tell it, I dinna think shame, Poor lad, he came to us but barelie,

apparently of the earliest date, concerning And reckoned our mountains his hame.

which, authentic legendary documents could

not now be so easily procured. I have subIt's true that our reason forbad us,

joined such of these as I could come at, in But tenderness carried the day,

the notes to each song; and I take this opHad Geordie come friendless amang us,

portunity of requesting the descendants of Wi' him we had a' gane away.

those families that rose in support of the

Stiarts, to furnish me with such songs and With these feelings and qualifications, anecdotes as still remain in their possession, we are certain that Mr Hogg, if at all se and are not generally known to the public. conded in his ineritorious efforts, will pro- The most grateful attention will be paid to duce a work in the highest degree interest- all information of this nature, whether coning to the antiquarian as well as the gene- tained in original letters, or statements of ral reader, and it is in the furtherance of an traditionary facts, and the manuscripts careobject so desirable that we copy the follow- fully returned if desired. Now, when all ing extract from his introduction to the first party feelings on that score are for ever oblivolume.

terated when the only representative of “ These songs give many animated pic. our ancient and revered race of kings fills tures of the battles and times to which they this chair, such reminiscences are honourable, allude. They actually form a delightful, and are so estimated with every one of the though rude epitome, of the history of our princes of the blood royal at this present day. country during a period highly eventful; Indeed, had it not been rendered necessary when every internal movement was deci. for our kings of the house of Brunswick to sive toward the establishment of the rights maintain the sovereignty, to which they and liberties which we have since enjoyed ; were called by the prevailing voice of the and they likewise present us with a key to nation, they seem never to have regarded the annals of many ancient and noble fami. those the law denounced as rebels, otherwise lies, who were either involved in ruin by the than with respect, which one or two instanshare they had in these commotions, or rose ces will sufficiently serve to prove." on that ruin in consequence of the support After a number of affecting anecdotes, they afforded to the side that prevailed. favourable to the above theory, Mr Hogg

“ They are, moreover, a species of com adds, “ But to put this matter beyond the position entirely by themselves. They have chance of being disputed, I have only to no affinity with our ancient ballads of he- add, that the first proposal for the rescuing roism and romance, and the greater part of of these relics from oblivion emanated from them far less with the mellow strains of our the royal family. It was made by the pastoral and lyric muses. Their general Highland Society of London, while one character is that of a rude energetic humour, royal Duke was in the chair, and another that bids defiance to all opposition in arms, present, to Col. Stewart of Garth ; who, as sentiments, or rules of song-writing. They well may be supposed, readily engaged in are the unmasked sentiments of a bold and the promotion of a scheme so congenial with primitive race, who hated and despised the his feelings ; and it was in consequence of overturning innovations in church and state, his immediate application to Mr Geo. and held the abeftors of such as dogs or Thomson of Edinburgh, the friend of gesomething worse—drudges in the lowest and nius and of song, that the task of selection foulest paths of perdition--beings too base devolved on me. It is plain, therefore, that to be spoken of with any degree

of patience no obloquy can attach to any one on acor forbearance.

count of the part that his predecessors took “ Such is their prevailing feature ; but in the fortunes of the house of Stuart; for the there are among them specimens of sly and present administrator of royal authority has, beautiful allegory, as well as pathetic and by a generous, but not unnatural calculation, simple lamentation. These seem to have transferred the feelings of those heroes tobeen sung openly and avowedly in mixed ward the prince to himself, nor has he been parties, as they are more generally popular, slack in acknowledging it either in word or while the others had been confined to the deed. And it is not alone in the higher select social meetings of confirmed Jacobites, spheres of life that such sentiments prevail ; or treasured up in the cabinets of old Catho- for since the horrors of the Roman Catholic lic families as their most precious lore. religion ceased to oppress the minds of men, Many of these beloved relics have been there has been but one way of thinking on given up to me with the greatest liberality; the rights of the Stuarts throughout the yet I have reason to believe, that in some kingdom.

“ I am willing to do all for this interest- dote; for all instances of heroism and their ing subject that lies in my power, but in the opposite qualities in short, an olio of song, correspondence of those with whom the se- music, and tale ; and the shades of departed crets remain, my chief dependence must be heroes, and of bards that once kindled at placed, for without this, the labours of any the injuries of princes, shall hallow the individual must be of small avail. Mine dwelling of him who generously lends his is not a work calculated for lengthened nar aid in rescuing their deeds and works from zative, but for amusing and curious anec the twilight of endless oblivion."




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