Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 4 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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THE GARDENER.
93
" Your goun sail be the Sweet William;
Your coat the camovine ; Your apron o' the sallads neat,                      is
That taste baith sweet and fine.
" Your hose sail be the brade kail-blade,
That is baith brade and lang; Narrow, narrow, at the cute,
And brade, brade at the brawn.             ' so*
" Your gloves sail be the marigold,
All glittering to your hand, Weel spread owre wi' the blue blaewort,
That grows amang corn-land."
" 0 fare ye weil, young man," she says, as
" Fareweil, and I bid adieu ; Sin ye've provided a weed for me
Amang the simmer flowers, It's I'se provide anither for you,
Amang the winter-showers :                      so
" The new fawn snaw to be your smock ;
It becomes your bodie best; Your head sail be wrapt wi' the eastern wind,
And the cauld rain on your breist.







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