F. Marian McNeill
By F. Marian McNeill
When I see our Scots lads,
Wi’ their kilts and cockades, That sae aften hae lounder’d our foes, man;
I think to mysel’,
On the meal and the yill, And the fruits o’ our Scottish kail brose, man.
—Andrew Shirrefs (1762–1800): A Cogie o’ Yill.