And By My Word Bonny Bird In Danger Shall Not Tarry

And by my word !the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry; So, though the waves are raging … occasion? (c) What promise does the…

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(a) The hardy Highland wight, i.e., the boatman is the speaker.He is speaking to the Chieftain and his bonny beloved, Lord Ullin’s daughter.
(b) The Chieftain and his beloved want to cross the glen at the earliest as they are being chased by Lord Ullin ‘and his horsemen. The Chieftain is asking the wight to ferry them across hurriedly.
(c) The speaker, i.e., the boatman promises to row them over in the ferry.