For once she asked on the tre: “Howe emerged that it freshnes unto new?

For once she asked on the tre: “Howe emerged that it freshnes unto new?

On the Wednesday regarding afternoon I grabbed a walk-in this new profession, It absolutely was to bring my curage dwon, But still I became obligated to yield: To possess there I met with a bobtail'd lass, However, I should has actually enacted their particular by the, And i be sure to got their by give, An i lead their own with the kye. The new pettycoat one to she got towards the Was created of your blanket bluish, The fresh new smock try because black because charcole, Trust in me this is correct; However, tempting conditions, often lure more youthful wild birds, Those of the colony carry out travel, And you will I'll never believ't are the 1st time You to definitely she had started caught on kye. An effective council, good guy, I provide, For you, son, We promote, Never ever capture with a great bob-tail'd lass Provided you have one hour to live on. You had beter just take one that is correct and tall, Although she end up being never so worst, Having We never is therefore disgraced in my lifestyle Whenever i is through this bob-tail'd whoore.

Away from Farmer’s ‘Merry Songs’, and there from James Maidment’s ‘Ane Charming Garland regarding Nice Scented Flowers’, 1835, to what is NLS MS Adv. 19.1.13 f. 42.

Point step three, English Sounds

It actually was an excellent maide of my personal countre As the she emerged of the an excellent hathorne-tre While the laden up with plants, once the is viewed, She merveld so you can se brand new tre very grene

The tre housemaid answere by-and-by: “I have good causse so you’re able to growe triumphantly; Brand new swetest dew you to ever be sene Doth slide to the me and you may kepe my personal grene.

“Yea ,” quothe the fresh new housemaid, “however, where thou growe, Thou stande within hande for every single blowe, Of every man getting to be noticed; I mervaile you to definitely thou growe therefore grene.”

“Regardless of if many one bring herbs from me, & manye an excellent branche from my personal tre, I’ve such store, it wyll never be sene, For lots more & my personal tredges growe grene.”

“But exactly how, and so they chaunce to slice the fresh new downe And you can hold thie braunches in to the towne? After that tend to it never ever no more end up being sene To enhance againe therefore freshe & grene.”

“Thoughe you manage, yt ys zero boote, Withoute it cut us to the newest roote; Next yere againe I am sene So you can bude my personal branches freshe and you will grene.”

“And you, reasonable maide, canne not do so; To own yf you help youre maidhode goe, Next commonly yt never not end up being sene As i having my braunches is growe grene.”

The brand new maide with this begane in order to blushe, And you can turned her throughout the hathorne bushe. She envision herdelffe thus faire & clene, Their own bewtie styll manage actually ever growe grene.”

With lots of an excellent sighe she went their waye, In order to se howe she maide their own worry about so gay, To help you walke, so you can se, and feel sene, An enthusiastic thus out-experienced this new hathorne grene

Exactly what which have she harde which marvelous dowbte, She moved styll after that all the aboute; Suspecting however exactly what she’d wene, Their own maidheade lost cannot get noticed.

As well as all that yt lay their own into the feare In order to talke that have companye anye in which, To possess feare to lose the thing that shuld getting sene In order to grow while the had been the hathorn grene.

However, after this never I could here In the effectuer mayden anywhere, One to previously she was at tree sene, To help you talke againe of the hathorne grene. G. Poete [Peele?]

The big date in the means like L. Lloyd’s tune mentioned lower than. Text regarding BL MS Cotton fiber Vesp. Good.twenty-five, via K. Boeddeker’s post ‘Englische Lieder und auch Balladen aus dem 16. Jahrhundert’, Jahrbuch fur romanische und englische Sprache , N. F. II, 1875. Expurgated and you can partial during the Chappell’s PMOT. The fresh new time with the ballad is probably months earlier than L. Lloyd’s track a lot more than. A vintage type obtained rather than track, throughout the 1825, is “The newest Hawthorn Eco-friendly”, p. cuatro during the E. B. Lyle’s Andrew Crafurd’s Distinctive line of Ballads and Music 1975. A poor antique veresion which i suspect are discovered off Chappell’s PMOT, try “The fresh Hawthorn Bush”, p. 15 during the Fred Hammer’s Garners Gay , EFDSS, 1968.