Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 1 of 8 from 1860 edition

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes




Share page  Visit Us On FB



Previous Contents Next
34 THE MARRIAGE OF SIR GAWAINE.
" And give me leave to speake my mind, In defence of all my land."
He said, " as I came over a more,                   
I see a lady, where shee sate, Betweene an oke & a green hollen ; Shee was clad in red scarlette.
" And she says a woman will haue her will, And this is all her cheef desire ;                        105
Doe me right, as thou art a baron of sckill, This is thy ransome, & all thy hyer."
He sayes, " an early vengeance light on her ! She walkes on yonder more ; It was my sister, that told thee this,               
She is a misshapen hore.
" But heer He make mine avow to God, To do her an euill turne; For an euer I may thate fowle theefe get, In a fyer I will her burne."                                iu>
[About nine stanzas wanting.]
THE SECOND PART.
Sir Lancelott, & Sir Steven, bold, They rode with them that day ; MS. 100, The.







E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III