Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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" O sister, O sister, that may not bee,
With, Sec. Till salt and oatmeale grow both of a tree."
With, &c.
Somtymes she sanke, somtymes she swam,
With, &c. Untill she came unto the mildam.                        10
With, &c.
The miller runne hastily downe the cliffe,
With, &e. And up he betook her withouten her life.
With, &e.
What did he doe with her brest bone ?
With, &c. He made him a viall to play thereupon.
With, &c.
What did he doe with her fingers so small ? i»
With, &c. He made him peggs to his violl withall.
With, &c.
What did he doe with her nose-ridge ?
With, &c. Unto his violl he made him a bridge.
With, &c.
What did he do with her veynes so blewe ?
With, &c. He made him strings to his viole thereto.            a) ~
With, &c.

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