Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 4 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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Then out and spak the forenoon bride,— " My lord, your love it changeth soon ;
This morning I was made your bride,                iss
And another chose ere it be noon."
" 0 hold thy tongue, thou forenoon bride;
Ye're ne'er a whit the worse for me; And whan ye return to your own countrie,
A double dower I'll send with thee." iso
He's taen Susie Pye by the white hand, And gently led her up and down;
And ay as he kist her red rosy lips, " Ye're welcome, jewel, to your own."
He's taen her by the milk-white hand,
And led her to yon fountain stane;
He's changed her name from Susie Pye, And he's call'd her his bonny love, Jane.