Who is unknown. the rantin laddie?

Famous quotes containing the words rantin laddie, laddie, unknown and/or rantin:

    Ye lassies all, where’er ye be,
    And ye lie with an east-shore laddie,
    Ye’ll happy be and ye’ll happy be,
    For they are frank and free.
    —Unknown. The Rantin Laddie (l. 49–52)

    ‘Will ye go with me, my hinny and my heart?
    Will you go with me, my dearie?
    And I will swear by the hilt of my spear,
    That your lord shall no more come near thee.’
    —Unknown. The Gypsy Laddie (l. 13–16)

    The total and universal want of manners, both in males and females, is ... remarkable ... that polish which removes the coarser and rougher parts of our nature is unknown and undreamed of.
    Frances Trollope (1780–1863)

    Ye lassies all, where’er ye be,
    And ye lie with an east-shore laddie,
    Ye’ll happy be and ye’ll happy be,
    For they are frank and free.
    —Unknown. The Rantin Laddie (l. 49–52)