Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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THE IIILLEE AND THE KING'S DAUGHTER. 359
What did he doe with her eyes so bright ?
With, &c. Upon his violl he played at first sight
With, &c.
What did he doe with her tongue soe rough ?
With, &c. Unto the violl it spake enough.
With, &c.
What did he doe with her two shinnes ?                  ^
With, &c. Unto the violl they danct Moll Syms. With, &c.
Then bespake the treble string,
With, &e. " 0 yonder is my father the king."
With, &c.
Then bespake the second string,
With, &o. " 0 yonder sitts my mother the queen."                 so
With, &e.
And then bespake the stringes all three,
With, &c. " O yonder is my sister that drowned mee."
With, &c.
Now pay the miller for his payne,
With, &c. And let him bee gone in the divels name.
With, &c.







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