Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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24                          LORD KANDAL.
" And 0 wow for day!                                  as
And dear gin it were day ! Gin it were day, and ye were away;
For ye ha'ena lang time to stay! "
" Ye lie, ye lie, ye bonny birdie;
How you lie upon my sweet;                   a>
I will tak out my bonny bow,
And in troth I will you sheet."
" But afore ye ha'e your bow weel bent,
And a' your arrows yare, I will flee till anither tree,                           as
Whare I can better fare.
" And 0 wow for day
And dear gin it were day ! Gin it were day, and I were away;
For I ha'ena lang time to stay !"            «
" 0 whare was ye gotten, and where was ye decked,
My bonny birdie, tell me ? " " 0,1 was decked in good green wood,
Intill a holly tree ; A baron sae bald my nest herried,              «
And ga'e me to his ladie.
" Wi' good white bread, and farrow-cow milk, He bade her feed me aft;