Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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THE CRUEL BROTHER.                    261
" 0 what will you leave to your father dear ? "
Fine flowers »' the valley ; " The siller-shod steed that brought me here,"
W the red, green, and the yellow.                        so
" What will you leave to your mother dear ? "
Fine flowers »' the valley ; " My velvet pall, and my pearlin' gear,"
Wi the red, green, and the yellow.
" What will you leave to your sister Ann ? " «
Fine flowers *' the valley ; " My silken gown that stands its lane,"
Wi' the red, green, and the yellow.
" What will you leave to your sister Grace ? " Fine flowers i1 the valley ;                                 so
" My bluidy shirt to wash and dress," Wi' the red, green, and the yellow.
" What will you leave to your brother John ? '*
Fine flowers i' the valley ; " The gates o' hell to let him in,"                        95
Wi' the red, green, and the yellow.







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