Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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THE CK UM. SISTER.                      233
He courted the eldest with broach and knife,
Binnorie, 0 Binnorie ; 10 But he lo'ed the youngest abune his life;
By the bonny milldams of Binnorie.
The eldest she was vexed sair,
Binnorie, 0 Binnorie ; And sore envied her sister fair;                             ia
By the bonny milldams of Binnorie.
The eldest said to the youngest ane,
Binnorie, 0 Binnorie ; " Will ye go and see our father's ships come in ? " By the bonny milldams of Binnorie. a>
She's ta'en her by the lily hand,
Binnorie, 0 Binnorie ; And led her down to the river strand;
By the bonny milldams of Binnorie.
The youngest stude upon a stane,                          as
Binnorie, 0 Binnorie ; The eldest came and pushed her in ;
By the bonny milldams of Binnorie.
She took her by the middle sma',
Binnorie, 0 Binnorie ; so And dash'd her bonny back to the jaw ;
By the bonny milldams of Binnorie.







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