Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 7 of 8 from 1860 edition - online book

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REEDISDALE AND WISE WILLIAM. 89'
She looked out at her west window,
To see what she could see, And there she spied him Beedisdale,
Come riding o'er the lea.                                    «>
Says, " Come to me, my maidens all,
Come hitherward to me ; For here it comes him Eeedisdale,
Who comes a-courting me."
" Come down, come down, my lady fair,               «
A sight of you give me :" " Go from my yetts now, Eeedisdale,
For me you will not see."
" Come down, come down, my lady fair,
A sight of you give me;                                     w
And bonnie is the gowns of silk That I will give to thee."
" If you have bonnie gowns of silk,
0 mine is bonnie tee;
Go from my yetts now, Eeedisdale,                       «
For me you shall not see."
" Come down, come down, my lady fair,
A sight of you I'll see ; And bonnie jewels, broaches, rings,
1 will give unto thee."                                           eo







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