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THE FAUSE KNIGHT UPON THE EOAD. 269
THE FAUSE KNIGHT UPON THE ROAD. Motherwell's Minstrelsy, p. lxxiv.
" O whare are ye gaun ? "
Quo' the fause knicht upon the road;
" I'm gaun to the seule,"
Quo' the wee boy, and still he stude.
" What is that upon your back ? "                          5
Quo' the fause knicht upon the road;
" Atweel it is my bukes,"
Quo' the wee boy, and still he stude.
" What's that ye've got on your arm ? "
Quo' the fause knicht, &c.                                   10
" Atweel it is my peit," Quo' the wee boy, &c.
" Wha's aucht they sheep ? "
Quo' the fause knicht, &c. " They are mine and my mither's,"                       15
Quo' the wee boy, &c.
" How monie o' them are mine ? "
Quo' the fause knieht, &c. " A' they that hae blue tails,"
Quo' the wee boy, &c.                                           20
" I wiss ye were on yon tree," Quo' the fause knicht, &c.







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