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Unhappy Love                            65
ie cried, "Where is my Henry?" and often did she swoon, ying, "Sad's the day I ran away from Edinburg town."
ppressed with grief, without relief, the damsel did go
to the woods to eat such fruit as on the bushes grow.
me strangers they did pity her, and some did on her frown,
id some did say, "What made you stray from Edinburg town?"
sneath a lofty spreading oak this maid sat down to cry, watching of the gallant ships as they were passing by. ie gave three shrieks for Henry and plunged her body down, id away floated Caroline of Edinburg town.
note, likewise her bonnet, she left upon the shore, id in the note a lock of hair with the words, "I am no more; id fast asleep I'm in the deep, the fish are watching round id comely young Caroline of Edinburg town."
>me, all you tender parents, ne'er try to part true love; m're sure to see in some degree the ruin it will prove, kewise, young men and maidens, ne'er on your lovers frown; link on the fate of Caroline of Edinburg town.







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