Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 3 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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EARL EICHAED.
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For all this would not mend the miss i»
That ye would do to me." " The miss is not so great, ladye,
Soon mended it might be.
" I have four-and-twenty mills in Scotland, Stands on the water Tay ;                                 
You'll have them, and as much flour As they'll grind in a day."
" I wish your bonnie ship rent and rive,
And drown you in the sea; For all that would not mend the miss 25
That ye would do for me." " The miss is not so great, lady,
Soon mended it will be.
" I have four-and-twenty milk-white cows, All calved in a day ;                                      30
You'll have them, and as much hained grass As they all on can gae."
" I wish your bonnie ship rent and rive,
And drown ye in the sea; For all that would not mend the miss a
That ye would do to me." " The miss is not so great, ladye,
Soon mended it might be.







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