The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Parte8

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Francis James Child
Houghton, Mifflin, 1892
 

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I love the old mountain ballads, so this collection is must-have for my library. Leer comentario completo

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Página 255 - O Leezie, lass, ye maun ken little, If sae be ye dinna ken me ; For my name is Lord Ronald Macdonald, A chieftain o' high degree." She has kilted her coats o...
Página 367 - O WHERE have you been, my long, long love, This long seven years and mair ? " " OI 'm come to seek my former vows, Ye granted me before." " O hold your tongue of your former vows, For they will breed sad strife ; 0 hold your tongue of your former vows, For I am become a wife.
Página 495 - Johnie rose up in a May morning, Call'd for water to wash his hands — " Gar loose to me the gude graie dogs, That are bound wi
Página 368 - O what hills are yon, yon pleasant hills, That the sun shines sweetly on? " "O yon are the hills of heaven," he said, "Where you will never win." 'O whaten a mountain is yon," she said, "All so dreary wi frost and snow?" 'O yon is the mountain of hell," he cried, "Where you and I will go.
Página 368 - She has taken up her two little babes, Kiss'd them baith cheek and chin: 'O fair ye weel, my ain two babes, For I'll never see you again.' She set her foot upon the ship, No mariners could she behold; But the sails were o' the taffetie, And the masts o
Página 367 - O hold your tongue of your former vows, For they will breed sad strife; 0 hold your tongue of your former vows, For I am become a wife." He turnd him right and round about, And the tear blinded his ee: "I wad never hae trodden on Irish ground, If it had not been for thee. "I might hae had a king's daughter, Far, far beyond the sea; I might have had a king's daughter, Had it not been for love o thee.
Página 368 - I hae seven ships upon the sea — The eighth brought me to land — With four-and-twenty bold mariners, And music on every hand." She has taken up her two little babes, Kissd them baith cheek and chin: "O fair ye weel, my ain two babes, For I'll never see you again.
Página 518 - O hald your tongue, my father," he says, "And see that ye dinna weep for me ! For they may ravish me o' my life, But they canna banish me fro
Página 516 - ... if young Logie be within, Tell him to come and speak with me ! "May Margaret turn'd her round about, (I wot a loud laugh laughed she,) " The egg is chipp'd, the bird is flown, Ye'll see nae mair of young Logie.
Página 384 - I'll wad with thee ; I'll wad my head against your land, Till I get more monie.

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