Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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The following fragment was first published in Maid-ment's North Counlrie Garland, p. 10; shortly after, in Buchan's Gleanings, p. 161. A more complete copy, from Buchan's larger collection, is annexed.
Ben came her father,
Skipping on the floor, Said, " Jeanie, you're trying
The tricks of a whore.
" You're caring for him                           »
That cares not for thee, And I pray you take Salton,
Let Auchanachie be."
" I will not have Salton,
It lies low by the sea;                        w