Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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EDWARD, EDWARD.
"01 hae killed my reid-roan steid,
Mither, raither: 0 I hae killed my reid-roan steid,                     is
That erst was sae fair and free O."
" Zour steid was auld, and ze hae gat mair,
Edward, Edward : Zour steid was auld, and ze hae gat mair,
Sum other dule ze drie 0."                 20
"01 hae killed my fadir deir,
Mither, mither: 0 I hae killed my fadir deir,
Alas! and wae is mee O ! "
" And quhatten penance wul ze drie, for that, 25
Edward, Edward ? And quhatten penance will ze drie for that ?
My deir son, now tell me O." " He set my feit in zonder boat,
Mither, mither: » He set my feit in zonder boat,
And lie fare ovir the sea 0."
" And quhat wul ze doe wi' zour towirs and zour ha*,
Edward, Edward ? And quhat wul ze doe wi' zour towirs and zour ha', That were sae fair to see 0 ? " as " He let thame stand til they doun fa',
Mither, mither:







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