Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

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THE NORTHERN LORD AND CRUEL JEW. 277
" In Pirie's chair you'll sit, I say,
The lowest seat o' hell; If ye do not amend your ways,
It's there that ye must dwell."
Wi' that he vanish'd frae her sight, Wi' the twinkling o' an eye;
Naething mair the lady saw, But the gloomy clouds and sky.
THE NORTHERN LORD AND CRUEL JEW. Appendix to p. 46.
This ballad, which has some features of resem­blance to Cymleline, as well as to the Merchant of Venice, is taken from Buchan's Gleanings of Scotch, English, and Irish scarce old Ballads, p. 105. An­other copy is in Mr. Halliwell's New Boke about Shak-speare, p. 19.
A noble lord of high renown, Two daughters had, the eldest brown,







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