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Dean cadalan; Si? n gu'n d?ºisg thu!
Dean cadalan, O! Chagarain!
'S ?¨ b'fnaide leam, Gun a bh?­ dl?¹th dhuit,
Dean cadalan Sl? n gu'n d?º?­sg thu!

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Source: F Tolme, 1911,One Hundred And Five Songs of Occupation from the Western Isles of Scotland

Notes:
Sung by Mary Ross, from Killmaluag, Isle of Skye, at Oban, 1900.

TRANSLATION:
Sleep for a while and be well on waking!
Sleep a while, thou little dear!
Much would it grieve me not to be near thee
Sleep for a while, and wake thou well!


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