Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 2 of 8 from 1860 edition

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You'll wash my bl uidy wounds o'er and o'er, And syne they'll bleed nae mair.
"And ye'll tak affmy Hollin sark,
And riVt frae gair to gair ;                          20
Ye'll stap it in my bluidy wounds, And syne they'll bleed nae mair."
He's liftit his brother upon his back ;
Ta'en him to yon wall fair ; He's washed his bluidy wounds o'er and o'er,
But ay they bled mair and mair.                20
And he's ta'en aff his Hollin sark,
And riven't frae gair to gair; He's stappit it in his bluidy wounds;
But ay they bled mair and mair.               so
" Ye'll lift me up upon your back,
Tak me to Kirkland fair; Ye'll mak my greaf baith braid and lang,
And lay my body there.
" Ye'll lay my arrows at my head,                 sj
My bent bow at my feet;
32. " The house of Incbmnrry, formerly called Kirkland, was built of old by the abbot of Holyrood-house, for his accommodation when he came to that country, and waa formerly the minister's manse." Stat. Ac. of Scotland, voL xiii. p. 506. J.