Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 3 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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FAIK ANNIE.                          203
" "Wlia was your father, my girl," she says,
" Or wha was your mother ? Or had you ever a sister dear,
Or had you ever a brother ? "                   11c
" JHng Henry was my father dear,
Queen Esther was my mother, Prince Henry was my brother dear,
And Fanny Flower my sister."
" If King Henry was your father dear, m And Queen Esther was your mother,
If Prince Henry was your brother dear, Then surely I'm your sister.
" Come to your bed, my sister dear,
It ne'er was wrang'd for me,                     
Bot an ae kiss of his merry mouth, As we cam owre the sea."
" Awa, awa, ye forenoon bride,
Awa, awa frae me ; I wudna hear my Annie greet, j                  125
For a' the gold I got wi' thee."
" There were five ships of gay red gold
Cam owre the seas with me ; It's twa o' them will tak me hame,
And three I'll leave wi' thee.                     130







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