Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 3 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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WILLIAM GUISEMAN. . From Kinloch's Ancient Scottish Ballads, p. 156.
" My name is William Guiseman,
In London I do dwell; I have committed murder,
And that is known right well; I have committed murder,                           »
And that is known right well, And it's for mine offence I must die.
" I lov'd a neighbour's dochter,
And with her I did lie; I did dissemble with her                             10
Myself to satisfy; I did dissemble with her
Myself to satisfy, And it's for mine offence I must die.
" Sae cunningly's I kept her,                     is
Until the fields war toom ;







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