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Midnicht in Mey

Author(s): David Purves

Copyright holder(s): Prof Geoffrey F Dutton: Published in Camp One, Macdonald, 1978, David Purves

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oot a clear lift
douncums freist the killer
endin the spring, mittlin the simmer
we hae the new leafs for the faw
but bi than
the sun is ane o the sterns again.

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Midnicht in Mey

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Text audience

Adults (18+)
General public
Informed lay people
Audience size 100+

Text details

Method of composition Wordprocessed
Year of composition 1999
Title of original (if translation) midnight in may
Author of original (if translation) G F Dutton
Language of original (if translation) English
Word count 33

Text medium

Periodical/journal

Text publication details

Published
Publisher Lallans

Text setting

Leisure/entertainment

Text type

Poem/song/ballad

Author

Author details

Author id 17
Forenames David
Surname Purves
Gender Male
Decade of birth 1920
Educational attainment University
Age left school 17
Upbringing/religious beliefs Protestantism
Occupation Retired Biochemist
Place of birth Selkirk
Region of birth Selkirk
Birthplace CSD dialect area Slk
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Edinburgh
Region of residence Midlothian
Residence CSD dialect area midLoth
Country of residence Scotland
Father's occupation Master Grocer
Father's place of birth Selkirk
Father's region of birth Selkirk
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Slk
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's occupation Housewife
Mother's place of birth Selkirk
Mother's region of birth Selkirk
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Slk
Mother's country of birth Scotland

Languages

Language Speak Read Write Understand Circumstances
English Yes Yes Yes Yes All circumstances
Scots Yes Yes Yes Yes

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