In a message dated 6/6/00 10:49:47 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
<< I did a web search on "Ewes Tae Knowes" for any page containing ALL the
> words and came up with an impressive list of sites -- none of which
> translated the phrase. >> >From memory of the Burn's poem (song).
The song tune is not the same as the dance tune.
Ca' the ewes tae the knowes
Call the Female sheep to the Knolls (or grassy hills)
Ca' them whaur the burnie rows
Call them where the 'small stream rolls'
Ca' them whaur the heather grows (needs no translation.....)
My Bonnie dearie