[From Mannin, #3, 1914]
From a MSS. Collection of Folk Airs left by the late Dr. Clague. The following were taken down from the singing of "Buy Doal," blind Tom Kermode of Bradda.
"My VEE ER Y CHLOIE Y LAAIR AYM"
( If my mare was after sport.)
Spinning Song or Cradle Song.
"Dy BEAGH Y VUMMIG AYM."
(If I had my Mother.)
"SHENN VEN GOLL DY PHOOSEY."
( An old woman going to marry,)
"Shenn yen, shenn yen, tree feed blein as kiare,
Veeish goll dy phoosey rish yn fer,
As cha row toiggal mooar eck jeh,
Sing fol, lol, lol, fol dy laddie O.
"HAINK FER-THIE ANMAGH AYNS Y THIE."
( The Man-of-the-house came late in the house.)
CARVAL"TRA VA NY ASSYLYN LAADIT OC."
( CarolWhen their Asses were laden.)
Tra va ny assylyn laadit oc
Hie ad roue gys nyn ayr,
Agh prios yn arroo voc gyn-yss,
Ghow ad jeh yindys mooar.