Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 7 of 8 from 1860 edition - online book

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Yet He bring him and his shipp to shore,
Or to Scotland hee shall carrye mee."             ia>
" Then a noble gunner you must have,
And he must aim well with his ee, And sinke his pinnace into the sea,
Or else hee never orecome will bee. And if you chance his shipp to borde,                  12s
This counsel I must give withall, Let no man to his topcastle goe
To strive to let his beams downe fall.
"And seven pieces of ordinance,
I pray your honour lend to mee,                        130
On each side of my shipp along,
And I will lead you on the sea. A glasse He sett, that may be seene,
"Whether you sayle by day or night; And to-morrowe, I sweare, by nine of the clocke,
Tou shall meet with Sir Andrewe Barton, knight."                                                                  135
The merchant sett my lorde a glasse,
Soe well apparent in his sight, And on the morrowe, by nine of the clocke,
He shewed him Sir Andrewe Barton, knight.