The Roses of Prince Charlie

Melody -

Come now, gather now,
Here where the flowers grow!
White is the blossom
As the snow on the ben
Hear now freedom's call!
We'll make a solemn vow,
Now by the Roses of Prince Cherlie!

Fight again at Bannockburn,
Your battle-axe tae wield!
Fight wi' your grandsires
On Flooden's bloody field!
Fight at Culloden,
The Bonnie Prince tae shield!
Fight by the Roses of Prince Cherlie!

2. Spirits of the banished
In far and distant lands
Carved out a New World
With sweat and blood and hands
Return now in glory,
And on the silver sand,
Fight by the Roses of Prince Cherlie!

3. Tak' your strength frae the green fields
That blanket fields of coal
Ships frae the Clyde have
A nation in their hold!
The water-of-life some men need
Tae mak' them bold!
Black gold, and fishes frae the sea, man!

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