Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

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96
GEORDIE.
GEORDIE.
Klnloch's Ancient Scottish Ballads, p. 192.
There was a battle in the North,
And rebels there were monie; And monie ane got broken heads,
And taken was my Geordie.
My Geordie 0, my Geordie 0,                       s
0 the love 1 bear to Geordie ; For the very grund I walk upon,
Bears witness I he Geordie.
As she gaed up the tolbooth stair,
The cripples there stood monie ;                   io
And she dealt the red gowd them among,
To pray for her love Geordie.
And whan she cam into the hall,
The nobles there stood monie ; And ilka ane stood hat on head,                         u
But hat in hand stood Geordie.
Up bespak a Norlan lord, I wat he spak na bonnie,