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Willie o Winesberry

No: 100; variant: 100E

  1. ‘OH daughter, oh daughter,’ her father he said, ‘What makes you look so pale? . . . . . Or are you in love with any man?’
  2. . . . . . . . . . . ‘But if it be one of my own sailor lads, High hanged he shall be.’
  3. Johnnie Barbour he cam doun the stair, His shirt was of the silk; His two bonnie black een were rolling in his head, And his skin was as white as milk.
  4. ‘Oh are you ready to marry my daughter, And take her by the hand, And to eat and drink with me at the table, And be heir of all my land?’
  5. ‘Oh it’s I am ready to marry your daughter, And take her by the hand, And to eat and drink with her at the table, And to fight for all your land.’