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Title:

Here's a health to my true love

Tune:`4G/``C6CD8bEDC/`8.bB6bA4G``bE/   (Plaine and Easie code)
Plaine and Easie code beginning on C: `4C/F6FG8bAGF/8.bE6bD4CbA/
Listen:MP3
Key signature:bBEA
Time Signature:3/4
Length (no. of bars):16
Verses and lines:7 x 4 S
Bibliographic references: Johnson, J. Scots M.M., II, p.174, no.166 [1788]
Napier, W. Selection, II, p.50 [1792]
Smith, R A. Scotish Minstrel, II, p.8 [1821]
Thomson, G. Melodies of Scotland, vol. IV, p.182 [1839]
Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. Set 2, p.50 [1798]
Related names: Johnson, James, ca.1750-1811.
Napier, William, 1740?-1812.
Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829.
Thomson, Mr. (George), 1757-1851.
Versions:

Song title: Here's a health to my true love
First words: Now in her green mantle
References: Thomson, G. Melodies of Scotland, vol. IV, p.182 [1839] ;

Song title: Here's a health to my true love
First words: The lazy mist
References: Smith, R A. Scotish Minstrel, II, p.8 [1821] ;

Song title: Here's a health to my true love
First words: Three years of misfortune
References: Thomson, G. Melodies of Scotland, vol. IV, p.182 [1839] ;

Song title: Here's a health to my true love
First words: To me what are riches encumber'd with care
References: Johnson, J. Scots M.M., II, p.174, no.166 [1788] ; Napier, W. Selection, II, p.50 [1792] ;

Song title: The lazy mist hangs from the brow of the hill
First words: The lazy mist hangs from the brow of the hill
References: Thomson, G. Sel. Coll. Set 2, p.50 [1798] ;

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