Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 4 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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" Taken down from the recitation of an idiot boy in Wishaw." Kinloch's Ancient Scottish Ballads, p. .170.
" I am gaing awa, Jeanie, I am gaing awa, I am gaing ayont the saut seas, I'm gaing sae far awa."
" What will ye buy to me, Jamie,              s
What will ye buy to me ? " " I'll buy to you a silken plaid, And send it wi' vanitie."
" That's na love at a', Jamie,
That's na love at a';                                    10
All I want is love for love,
And that's the best ava.
" Whan will ye marry me, Jamie, Whan will ye marry me ? Will ye tak me to your countrie,— is Or will ye marry me ? "