Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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LORD DONALD.
" In my father's black ditches:—mither, mak my bed sune,                                                           u
For I'm sick at the heart, and I fain wad lie doun."
" "What like were your fishes, Lord Donald, my
son? What like were your fishes, my jollie young
man ? " * Black backs and spreckl'd bellies :—mither, mak
my bed sune, For I'm sick at the heart, and I fain wad lie
doun."                                                                        ao
"01 fear ye are poison'd, Lord Donald, my son ! 0 I fear ye are poison'd, my jollie young man !" " O yes ! I am poison'd j—mither mak my bed
sune, For I'm sick at the heart, and I fain wad lie
doun."
" What will ye leave to your father, Lord Don­ald my son ?                                                           2s
What will ye leave to your father, my jollie young man?"
" Baith my houses and land:—mither, mak my bed sune,
For I'm sick at the heart, and I fain wad lie doun."







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