Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 4 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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LORD JAMIE DOUGLAS.                  139
" Come down, come down, 0 Jamie Douglas, « And drink the orange wine with me ;
I'll set thee on a chair of gold,
And daut thee kindly on my knee."
" "When sea and sand turn far inland,
And mussels grow on ilka tree,                         go
When cockle shells turn siller bells, I'll drink the orange wine wi' thee."
" What ails you at our youngest son,
That sits upon the nurse's knee ? I'm sure he's never done any harm,                       65
An it's not to his ain nurse and me."
If I had kent what I ken now,
That love it was sae ill to win, I should ne'er hae wet my cherry cheek
For onie man or woman's son.                           ro
When my father came to hear
That my gay lord had forsaken me,
He sent five score of his soldiers bright To take me safe to my ain countrie.
Up in the mornin' when I arose,                             ?j
My bonnie palace for to lea', I whispered in at my lord's window,
But the never a word he would answer me.







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