Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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264                             LADY ANNE.
But a twelve-month sinsyne to paradise came, To join with our companie."
"01 will hae the snaw-white boy,                    zs
The bonniest of the three." " And if I were thine, and in thy propine,
0 what wad ye do to me ? "
" 'Tis I wad dead thee in silk and gowd, And nourice thee on my knee."                 so
" 0 mither ! mither ! when I was thine, Sic kindness I couldna see.
" Beneath the turf, where now I stand,
The fause nurse buried me ; The cruel penknife sticks still in my heart, as
And I come not back to thee."