Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

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QUEEN JEANIE.                         " 75
Queen Jeanie, Queen Jeanie, travel'd six weeks
and more, Till women and midwives had quite gi'en her o'er; " 0 if ye were women as women should be, Ye would send for a doctor, a doctor to me !"
The doctor was called for and set by her bed­side,                                                                «
" What aileth thee, my ladie, thine eyes ,seem so red?"
" 0 doctor, O doctor, will ye do this for me,
To rip up my two sides, and save my babie ? "
" Queen Jeanie, Queen Jeanie, that's the thing 111
ne'er do, To rip up your two sides to save your babie :" io Queen Jeanie, Queen Jeanie, travel'd six weeks
and more, Till midwives and doctors had quite gi'en her o'er.
" O if ye were doctors as doctors should be,
Ye would send for King Henry, King Henry to
me:" King Henry was called for, and sat by her bed-. side,                                                                m
" What aileth thee, Jeanie, what aileth my bride ? "
" King Henry, King Henry, will ye do this for
me, To rip up my two sides, and save my babie ? "







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