Dennistoun Online: Scottish+Nursery+Songs
Be Kind to Grandfather.
Be kind to grandfather,—a proud man was he
When rosy in childhood ye sat on his knee;
Thy name is his name, when his head is laid low,
May his virtues be link’d wi’ the name o’ his oe.
He led thy young feet where the buttercups grew
By Parkhead’s nameless burnie, where rashes did grow,
I ha’e seen the big tear, when he thocht nae ane saw,
When tott’rin wi’ age, now, an’ bent owre a rung,
Copyright © Dennistoun Online. All rights reserved.