Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes




Share page  Visit Us On FB



Previous Contents Next
LADT MAEJOEIE.
339
But word is to her mother gone,
Before she got on her goun, That Lady Marjorie she gaes wi' child                   is
To a lord of high renown.
" O wha will put on the pat," they said,
" Or wha will put on the pan, Or wha will put on a bauld, bauld fire,
To burn Lady Marjorie in ? "                                20
Her father he put on the pat,
Her sister put on the pan, And her brother he put on a bauld, bauld fire,
To burn Lady Marjorie in ; And her mother she sat in a golden chair, ss
To see her daughter burn.
" But where will I get a pretty little boy,
That will win hose and shoon; That will go quickly to Strawberry Castle,
And bid my lord come doun ? "                            w
" O here am I, a pretty little boy,
That will win hose and shoon; That will rin quickly to Strawberry Castle,
And bid thy lord come 'doun."
0 when he cam to broken brigs,                               35
He bent his bow and swam; And when he cam to gude dry land, 1
He set doun his foot and ran.
When he cam to Strawberry Castle,
He tirled at the pin;                                                   40







E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III