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The Fause Knight on the Road

No: 3; variant: 3[C]

  1. ‘O whare are ye gaun?’ Says the false knight upon the road: ‘I am gaun to the schule,’ Says the wee boy, and still he stood.
  2. ‘Wha’s aught the sheep on yonder hill?’ ‘They are my papa’s and mine.’
  3. ‘How many of them’s mine?’ ‘A’ them that has blue tails.’
  4. ‘I wish you were in yonder well:’ ‘And you were down in hell.’