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A Selection Of The Best English Lyric Ballads Chosen & Edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch

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The Captain took her straight in his arms, O a happy man was he!
Saying, ' Welcome, bonny Jeanie Gordon, My Countess o' Cumberland to be !'
The Bonny Earl of Murray
Y E Highlands and ye Lawlands, O where hae ye been ? They hae slain the Earl of Murray, And hae laid him on the green.
Now wae be to thee, Huntley !
And whairfore did ye sae ! I bade you bring him wi' you,
But forbade you him to slay.
He was a braw gallant, And he rid at the ring ;
And the bonny Earl of Murray, O he might hae been a king !
He was a braw gallant, And he play'd at the ba';
And the bonny Earl of Murray Was the flower amang them a'! 422
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