Loch Lomond
Andrew Lang, 1876

By yon bonnie banks and by ton bonnie braes,
where the sun shines bright on Loch Lomond,
where me and my true love were wont to gae
on the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond.
- Ol Ye’ll tak’ the high road
and I’ll tak’ the low road
and I’ll be in Scotland afore ye;
but me and my true love will never meet again
on the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond.

‘Twas there that we parted in yon shady glen
on the steep, steep side of Ben Lomond,
Where in purple hue the highland hills we view
and the moon comin’ out in the gloamin’.
- Ol Ye’ll tak’ the high road …

There the wee birdies sing an’ the wild flowers spring,
and in sunshine the waters are sleeping,
but the broken heart it kens nae second spring,
though resigned we may be while we’re greetin’.
- Ol Ye’ll tak’ the high road …


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