Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 4 of 8 from 1860 edition -online book

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238           WILLOW, WILLOW, WILLOW.
" 0 willow, willow, willow! the willow garland,
0 willow, fyc. A sign of her falsenesse before me doth stand.
0 willow, fyc.                                                          u
Sing, 0 the greene willow shall be my garland.
" As here it doth bid to despair and to dye,
0 willow, fyc. So hang it, friends, ore me in grave where I lye.
0 willow, fyc.                                                              20
Sing, 0 the greene willow, fyc.
" In grave where I rest mee, hang this to the view,
0 willow, fyc. Of all that doe knowe her, to blaze her untrue.
0 Willow, SfC.                                                                     25
Sing, 0 the greene willow, fyc.
" "With these words engraven, as epitaph meet,
0 willow, 8?c. 1 Here lyes one, drank poyson for potion most sweet.'
0 willow, Sfc.                                                              so
Sing, 0 the greene willow, fyc.
" Though she thus unkindly hath scorned my love,
0 willow, Sfc. And carelesly smiles at the sorrowes I prove ;
0 willow, SfC.                                                              85
Sing, 0 the greene willow, fyc.