Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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EDWARD, EDWARD.
" This curious Song was transmitted to the Editor by Sir David Dalrymple, Bart., late Lord Hailes." Percy, Reliques, i. 61.
" Quhy dois zour brand sae drop w' bluid,
Edward, Edward ? Quhy dois zour brand sae drop wi' bluidr
And quhy sae sad gang zee O ? " "01 hae killed my hauke sae guid,                   6
Mither, mither: 0 I hae killed my hauke sae guid,
And I had nae mair bot hee O."
" Zour haukis bluid was nevir sae reid,
Edward, Edward: v> Zour haukis bluid was nevir sae reid, My deir son I tell thee O." vol. ii.                      15







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