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HTND HORN.                               23
And she gave him a drink out of her own hand, ns And the birk and the brume blooms bonnie.
She gave him a cup out of her own hand, With a hey lillelu and a how lo Ian ;
He drunk out the drink, and dropt in the ring, And the birk and the brume blooms bonnie. 120
" Got thou it by sea, or got thou it by land ?
With a hey lillelu and a how lo Ian ; Or got thou it off a dead man's hand ?
And the birk and the brume blooms bonnie."
" I got it not by sea, but I got it by land,              ias
With a hey lillelu and a how lo Ian ;
For I got it out of thine own hand,
And the birk and the brume blooms bonnie."
"I'll cast off my .gowns of brown,
With a hey lillelu and a how lo Ian ;                   ia>
And I'll follow thee from town to town, And the birk and the brume blooms bonnie.
" I'll cast off my gowns of red,
With a hey lillelu and a how lo Ian ;
And along with thee I'll beg my bread,                  isj
And the birk and the brume blooms bonnie."
" Thou need not cast off thy gowns of brown, With a hey lillelu and a how lo Ian ;







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