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It's Up Wi' The Souters O' Selkirk
TUNE: The Souters O' Selkirk (The Cobblers of Selkirk)

 

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Standard English Translation

It's Up Wi' The Souters O' Selkirk
TUNE: The Souters O' Selkirk (The Cobblers of Selkirk)

It's up wi' the Souters o' Selkirk,
And down wi' the Earl of Hume,
And here is to a' the braw laddie
That wear the single-sol'd shoon.
It's up wi' the Souters o' Selkirk,
For they are baith trusty and leal,
And up wi' the lads o' the Forest,
And down wi' the Merse to the deil!

 

It Is Up With The Cobblers Of Selkirk


It is up with the cobblers of Selkirk,
And down with the Earl of Hume,
And here is to all the handsome lads
That wear the single-soled shoes.
It is up with the cobblers of Selkirk,
For they are both trusty and loyal,
And up with the lads of the Forest,
And down with the Merse to the devil!

 

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