Highland poem, 1747
Catalogue reference: SP 54/37/17, p. 51


51
A
POEM,
Compos'd the Second of NOVEMBER, 1747,
THE
Day the Honourable ARCHIBALD STUART, Esq;
was assoilzied from his Second TRIAL.
While Scota's Tribes, on Hills, in Glens complains,
Their ravish'd Virgins,a and their murder'd Swains,
Their famish'd Infants, and their hungry Wives,
Their Wand'ring aged, weary of their Lives;
Their Cotts, and Palaces in Ashes laid,
The Lowland dress, instead of HIGHLAND PLAID;
The Lowland DAMES, on Cullodden thinks on,
Where many lost a Husband, Sire, or Son;
A
The

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