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The Merriege o Convenience     by: Blackhall, Sheena

Sources: Mariage De Convenance -
Sir William Quiller Orchardson

Auld men, like dry sticks, easy brakk
An should tak tent they dinna wed
Young wives, fur they will surely shakk
The siller frae their pooch, syne bed
Some young an lusty gallus loon
Will set the horns upon their croon
A hoose, tho braw an bricht's a preen
Is unco dreary, aa yer leen.



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