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76 THE WANDERING JEW.
And here I've gowd enough forbye, Ahin this third pennie."
As Willie he gaed doun the toun, There he craw'd wonderous crouse ;
He ca'd the may afore them a', iss
The nourice o' the house.
" Come here, come here, my nurse," he says,
" I'll pay your bread and wine ; Seas ebb and flow as they wont to do,
Yet I'm the laird p' Linne." no
An' he gaed up the Gallowgate port,
His hose aboon his shoon ; But lang ere he cam down again
"Was convoyed by lords fifteen.
THE WANDERING JEW.
In the year 1228, we are informed by Matthew Paris, an Armenian archbishop visited England, with letters from the Pope, to make the tour of the holy places. During a sojourn at the monastery of St. Albans, he was asked by one of the brethren if he knew anything of the famous Joseph, so much spoken of, who had been present at the crucifixion, and was still living as a witness to the truth of the Christian