English and Scottish Ballads Volume . 1

English and Scottish Ballads Volume . 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...lie with thee; 10 Till Kemp Owyne come ower the sea, And borrow you with kisses three, Let all the warld do what they will, Oh borrowed shall you never be." Her breath grew strang, her hair grew lang, w And twisted thrice about the tree, And all the people, far and near, Thought that a savage beast was she; This news did come to Kemp Owyne, Where he lived far beyond the sea. ao He hasted him to Craigy's sea, And on the savage beast look'd he; Her breath was strang, her hair was lang, And twisted was about the tree, And with a swing she came about: a "Come to Craigy's sea, and kiss with me. "Here is a royal belt," she cried, "That I have found in the green sea; And while your body it is on, Drawn shall your blood never be; But if you touch me, tail or fin, I vow my belt your death shall be." He stepped in, gave her a kiss, The royal belt he brought him wi'; Her breath was strang, her hair was lang, a And twisted twice about the tree, And with a swing she came about: "Come to Craigy's sea, and kiss with me. "Here is a royal ring," she said, "That I have found in the green sea; - And while your finger it is on, Drawn shall your blood never be; But if you touch me, tail or fin, I swear my ring your death shall be." He stepped in, gave her a kiss, - The royal ring he brought him wi'; Her breath was strang, her hair was lang, And twisted ance around the tree, And with a swing she came about: "Come to Craigy's sea, and kiss with me. - "Here is a royal brand," she said, "That I have found in the green sea; And while your body it is on, Drawn shall your blood never be; VOL. L 10 But if you touch me, tail or fin, . I swear my brand your death shall be." He stepped...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236508793
  • 9781236508799