Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 4 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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96                     THE DUKE OF ATHOI/.
" I hae na wife at a', Jeanie,
I hae na wife at a',
I hae neither wife nor bairns three;
I said it to try thee."
" Licht are ye to loup, Jamie,                   «
Licht are ye to loup,
Licht are ye to loup the dyke,
Whan I maun wale a slap."
" Licht am I to loup, Jeanie, Licht am I to loup ;                                    »
But the hiest dyke that we come to, I'll turn and tak you up.
" Blair in Athol is mine, Jeanie,
Blair in Athol is mine ;
Bonnie Dunkel is whare I dwell,              «
And the boats o' Garry's mine.
" Huntingtower is mine, Jeanie, Huntingtower is mine, Huntingtower, and bonnie Belford, And a' Balquhither's mine."                       k>







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