Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 3 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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312                                 LAMMIKIN.
O sweet, sweet sang the birdie,
Upon the bough sae hie,                                     iai
But little cared false nourice for that,
For it was her gallows tree.
Then out he set, and his braw men
Rode a' the country roun'; Ere lang they faud the LammiMn                          135
Had sheltered near to Downe.
They carried him a' airts 0' wind,
And mickle pain had he, At last before Lord Weire's gate
They hanged him on the tree.                           no

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