Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 4 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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Fikst published in the fourth volume of Smith's Scottish Minstrel. Great liberties, says Motherwell, have been taken with the songs in that work. Other versions are given in Sharpe's Ballad Book, and in Buchan's larger collection, i. 188, (Jean o' Bethelnie's Love for Sir O. Gordon.)
Three score o' nobles rade up the king's ha', But bonnie Glenlogie's the flower o' them a'; Wi' his milk-white steed and his bonnie black
e'e, " Glenlogie, dear mither, Glenlogie for me ! "
" O haud your tongue, dochter, ye'll get better than he ;"                                                  «
" O say nae sae, mither, for that canna be; Though Drumlie is richer, and greater than he, Yet if I maun tak him, I'll certainly dee.