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The Maid Freed From the Gallows

No: 95; variant: 95F

  1. ‘STOP, stop, . . . . . . . . I think I see my father coming, . . . . .
  2. ‘O hae ye brocht my silken cloak, Or my golden key? Or hae ye come to see he hanged, On this green gallows-tree?’
  3. ‘I’ve neither brocht your silken cloak, Nor your golden key, But I have come to see you hanged, On this green gallows-tree.’
  4. ‘I’ve neither brocht your silken cloak, Nor your golden key, But I am come to set you free From this green gallows-tree.’