Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

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THE MINISTER'S DOCHTER O' NEWARKE.
See p. 262.
From Scottish Traditional Versions of Ancient Bal­lads, Percy Society, vol. xvii. p. 51. This is the same ballad, with trifling variations, as The Minister's Daughter of New York, Buchan, ii. 217.
The Minister's dochter o' Newarke,
Hey wP the rose and the lindie 0, Has fa'en in luve wi' her father's clerk,
Alane by the green burn sidie 0.
She courted him sax years and a day,                    s
Hey w7 the rose and the lindie 0, At length her fause-luve did her betray,
Alane by the green burn sidie 0.
She did her doun to the green woods gang, Hey wV the rose and the lindie 0,                        io
To spend awa' a while o' her time, Alane by the green burn sidie 0.







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