Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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378 the ministee's dochtee o' newaeke.
" We saw nane o' your ferra cow's milk,
Hey wi the rose and the lindie 0, Nor wore we o' your finest silk,"
Alane by the green burn sidie O.
" O bonny babies, can ye tell me,                          «
Hey wi the rose and the lindie 0, What sort o' death for ye I maun dee,"
Alane by the green burn sidie O.
" Yes, cruel mother, we'll tell to thee, Hey wi' the rose and the lindie 0,                       to
What sort o' death for us ye maun dee, Alane by the green burn sidie 0.
" Seven years a fool i' the woods,
Hey vy? the rose and the lindie 0, " Seven years a fish i' the floods,                            a
Alane by the green burn sidie 0.
" Seven years to be a church bell,
Hey wi' the rose and the lindie O, Seven years a porter i' hell,"
Alane by the green burn sidie O.
" Welcome, welcome, fool i' the wood,
Hey wi' the rose and the lindie 0, Welcome, welcome, fish i' the flood,
Alane by the green burn sidie 0.
" Welcome, welcome, to be a church bell, 60
Hey wi' the rose and the lindie 0, But heavens keep me out o' hell,"
Alane by the green burn sidie 0.







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