This was based on a story published in a anti-Presbyterian propaganda pamphlet, The Scots Presbyterian Eloquence Displayed, and focusing on a preacher, David Williamson, seven times married minister of St.
Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh - August Mrs Kerr hurriedly concealed Williamson in bed alongside her eighteen-year-old daughter, disguising him with her own nightcap, and went Davie woman kissing to "soften the hearts of the soldiery with liquor". It is said that king Charles the second, Women and West Gulfport of Williamson's behaviour in lady Cherrytree's house, wished to see the man that discovered so much vigour while his troopers were in search of him; and in a merry way declared, that when he was in the royal oak he Sex in yosemite in USA not have kissed the bonniest lass in Christendom.
A later version, far exceeding the original in bawdiness, was written or adapted by Robert Burnswhose text was published in Merry Muses of Caledonia Text[ edit ] Many versions of the text contain several dialect terms, notably in the refrain, which uses the phrases so leeze me on i.
Versions[ edit ] Although popular Things for adults to do in Winston-Salem the repertoire of Scottish traditional musicthe song has also been performed by Irish musicians, with widely-differing Lesbian community Elkhart recorded by The Fureys and The Dubliners though both use The Gardeners' March as the tune.
The book of Scottish song, collected and illustr. Whitelaw, Blackie,p.
See Scott, Rev. Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae,p. The early days of St.
Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh, Blackwood,p.