Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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BOOK IV.
THE YOUTH OF ROSENGORD. See p. 219.
Sven i Rosengard, Svenska Folk-Visor, iii. 3, and Arwidsson's Fornsanger, ii. 83: translated in Literature and Romance of ^Northern Europe, i. 263.
" So long where hast thou tarried,
Young man of Rosengord ? " " I have been into my stable,
Our mother dear." Long may you look for me, or look for me never. \
" What hast thou done in the stable,
Young man of Rosengord V " " I have watered the horses, Our mother dear." Long may ye look for me, or look for me never. 10
" Why is thy foot so bloody,
Young man of Rosengord ? " " The black horse has trampled me, Our mother dear." Long may you look for me, or look for me never. is







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