Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 3 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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THE JOLLY GOSHAWK.                  287
And tell him where he can see you,
Or he cannot live ava."                               vt
" I send him the rings from my white fin­gers,
The garlands off my hair ; I send him the heart that's in my breast:
What would my love have mair ? And at the fourth kirk in fair Scotland, *s
Ye'll bid him meet me there."
She hied her to her father dear,
As fast as gang could she: " An asking, an asking, my father dear,
An asking ye grant me,—                          w
That, if I die in fair England,
In Scotland gar bury me.
" At the first kirk of fair Scotland,
You cause the bells be rung ; At the second kirk of fair Scotland,              m
You cause the mass be sung;
" At the third kirk of fair Scotland,
You deal gold for my sake ; And at the fourth kirk of fair Scotland,
Oh there you'll bury me at!                      so
" And now, my tender father dear, This asking grant you me : "