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The Gypsy Laddie

No: 200; variant: 200K

  1. ‘GO bring me down my high-heeled shoes, Made of the Spanish leather, And I’ll take off my low-heeled shoes, And away we’ll go together.’ Lumpy dumpy linky dinky day Lumpy dumpy linky dinky daddy
  2. They brought her down her high-heeled shoes, Made of the Spanish leather, And she took off her low-heeled shoes, And away they went together.
  3. And when Lord Garrick he got there, Inquiring for his lady, Then up steps his best friend: ‘She’s gone with a gipsy laddie.’
  4. ‘Go saddle me my bonny brown, For the grey is not so speedy, And away we’ll go to the Misty Mount, And overtake my lady.’
  5. They saddled him his bonny brown, For the grey was not so speedy, And away they went to the Misty Mount, And overtook his lady.
  6. And when Lord Garrick he got there, ‘Twas in the morning early, And there he found his lady fair, And she was wet and weary.
  7. ‘And it’s fare you well, my dearest dear, And it’s fare you well for ever, And if you don’t go with me now, Don’t let me see you never.’