Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 4 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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BARBARA LIVINGSTON. See p. 38.
Motherwell's Minstrelsy, p. 304, from recitation.
Foub-and-twenty ladies fair
Were playing at the ba', And out cam Barbara Livingston,
The flower amang them a'.
Out cam Barbara Livingston,                                   4
The flower amang them a'; The lusty Laird of Linlyon
Has stoun her clean awa'.
" The hielands is no for me, kind
sir,
10
The hielands is no for me; But if you would my favour win,
Ye '11 tak me to Dundee."
" The hielands '11 be for thee, my dear,
The hielands will be for thee ; To the lusty Laird o' Linlyon                                  is
A-married ye shall be."
7. Mr. Jamieson has " Glenlyon," which is probably the right name. M.