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Jellon Grame

No: 90; variant: 90D

  1. D’YE mind, d’ye mind, Lady Margerie, When we handed round the beer? Seven times I fainted for your sake, And you never dropt a tear.
  2. ‘D’ye mind, d’ye mind, Lady Margerie, When we handed round the wine? Seven times I fainted for your sake, And you never fainted once for mine.’
  3. And he’s taen the baby out of her womb And thrown it upon a thorn: ‘Let the wind blow east, let the wind blow west, The cradle will rock its lone.’
  4. But when brother Henry’s cruel brand Had done the bloody deed, The silver-buttons flew off his coat, And his nose began to bleed.
  5. ‘O I have been killing in the silver wood What will breed mickle woe; I have been killing in the silver wood A dawdy and a doe.’