English and Scottish Ballads Volume 6

English and Scottish Ballads Volume 6

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...will them meet as brave men ought, - And make them either fight or flee." " We mayna stand, we canna stand, We daurna stand alang wi' thee; The Crosiers haud thee at a feud, And they wad kill baith thee and we." To " O, turn thee, turn thee, Johnie Ha', O, turn thee, man, and fight wi' me; When ye come to Troughend again, My gude black naig I will gie thee; He cost full twenty pound o' gowd, n Atween my brother John and me." " I mayna turn, I canna turn, I daurna turn and fight wi' thee; The Crosiers haud thee at a feud, And they wad kill baith thee and me." so " O, turn thee, turn thee, Willie Ha', O, turn thee, man, and fight wi' me; When ye come to Troughend again, A yoke o' owsen I'll gie thee." " I mayna turn, I canna turn, ti I daurna turn and fight wi' thee; The Crosiers haud thee at a feud, And they wad kill baith thee and me." " O, turn thee, turn thee, Tommy Ha', O, turn now, man, and fight wi' me; If ever we come to Troughend again, My daughter Jean I'll gie to thee." " I mayna turn, I canna turn, I daurna turn and fight wi' thee; The Crosiers haud thee at a feud, And they wad kill baith thee and me." " O, shame upon ye, traitors a'! I wish your names ye may never see; Ye've stown the bridle off my naig, And I can neither fight nor flee. " Ye've stown the bridle off my naig, And ye've put water i' my lang gun; Ye've fixed my sword within the sheath, That out again it winna come." He had but time to cross himsel', A prayer he hadna time to say, Till round him came the Crosiers keen, All riding graithed, and in array. " Weel met, weel met, now, Parcy Reed, Thou art the very man we sought; Owre lang hae we been in your debt, Now will we pay...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236495233
  • 9781236495235