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Ballads and Songs of Michigan
13 Lord Valley called his merry men round, By one, by two, and three;
And then they set sail
This pretty young couple to see.
14 One oŁ Lord Valley's bugle men Who wished Ned Grove no ill
He blew the bugle horn loud and shrill.
15 "Hark, hark, my pretty fair one, Are the cocks not crowing for day ?
And while I'm in bed with another man's wife I'd better be jogging away."
16 "Lie still, lie still, my little Ned Grove, And keep me from the cold.
'Tis only my father's shepherd lad Herding his flocks at the fold."
17 Long and sweet they conversed that night, And at last they both fell asleep.
And when they awoke it was broad daylight; Lord Valley he stood at their feet.
18 "O how do you like my blankets, sir?
0 how do you like my sheets?
And how do you like my fair false wife Who lays in your arms asleep?"
19 "Right well do I like your blankets, sir, Right well do I like your sheets;
But better I love this fair young one That lies in my arms asleep."
20 "Now rise, young man, arise," says he, "Arise and put your clothes on
That it ne'er can be said in fair Scotland
1 slain a naked man."
21 "To arise, Lord Valley, I dar'st not do, I dar'st not upon my life,