Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 3 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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286                  THE JOLLY GOSHAWK.
And sit you there and sing our loves, u As she comes from the mass.
" And when she gaes into the house,
Sit ye upon the whin; And sit you there and sing our loves,
As she goes out and in."                                    *>
And when he flew to that castel,
He lighted on the ash ; And there he sat and sung their loves,
As she came from the mass.
And when she went into the house,                   a
He flew unto the whin ; And there he sat and sung their loves,
As she went out and in.
" Come hitherward, my maidens all,
And sip red wine anon,                                      so
Till I go to my west window, And hear a birdie's moan."
She's gane unto her west window,
And fainly aye it drew; And soon into her white silk lap                   
The bird the letter threw.
" Ye're bidden send your love a send, For he has sent you twa;







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