For once she expected in the tre: “Howe emerged so it freshnes unto the newest?

For once she expected in the tre: “Howe emerged so it freshnes unto the newest?

On Wednesday regarding mid-day I took a walk in brand new profession, It had been to carry my personal curage dwon, But still I became compelled to give: Getting truth be told there I confronted by a beneficial bobtail'd lass, However, I should has actually enacted their unique because of the, And i also be sure to grabbed their own from the hands, A we head her to your kye. The pettycoat that she had into the Was created of your own blanket bluish, The fresh smock was as black since charcole, Trust me this was true; But enticing terminology, commonly lure young wild birds, The ones from the colony perform fly, And I'll never believ't is the very first time That she had already been stuck about kye. A good council, a beneficial people, We render, To you personally, young buck, I promote, Never need having a great bob-tail'd lass As long as you've an hour to call home. You'd beter need one that is correct and you may high, Regardless of if she become never ever so worst, To possess We never was thus disgraced during my existence While i are by this bob-tail'd whoore.

Of Farmer’s ‘Merry Songs’, and there of James Maidment’s ‘Ane Charming Garland regarding Sweet Scented Flowers’, 1835, to what is starting to become NLS MS Adv. 19.step 1.thirteen f. 42.

Section step 3, English Songs

It absolutely was a good maide of my countre Once the she arrived by the a hathorne-tre Because full of herbs, while the would be seen, She merveld so you can se the new tre very grene

This new tre housemaid answere by-and-by: “I’ve good causse in order to growe triumphantly; The fresh swetest dew that actually ever end up being sene Doth slip for the me and you may kepe my grene.

“Yea ,” quothe the latest maid, “however, in which thou growe, Thou stande within hande each blowe, Of any guy getting to be seen; We mervaile that thou growe so grene.”

“Even in the event many one need plants off me personally, & manye an excellent branche of my tre, You will find such as for example store, it wyll not sene, For more & my personal tredges growe grene.”

“But exactly how, and so they chaunce to chop brand new downe And you may hold thie braunches inside towne? Up coming often it never ever no more feel sene To grow againe therefore freshe & grene.”

“Thoughe that you carry out, yt ys no boote, Withoute it clipped us to the fresh roote; 2nd yere againe I’m sene To bude my personal twigs freshe and you can grene.”

“And also you, fair maide, canne maybe not get it done; To possess yf your help you are maidhode goe, Following will yt never ever no further be sene When i having my braunches is also growe grene.”

The new maide thereupon begane so you’re able to blushe, And you will turned into their own about hathorne bushe. She imagine herdelffe so faire & clene, Their particular bewtie styll carry out ever growe grene.”

With many different an effective sighe she went her waye, To se howe she maide her self therefore gay, In order to walke, so you can se, and also to getting sene, An thus aside-confronted new hathorne grene

Just what which have she harde that it glorious dowbte, She went styll following all of the aboute; Suspecting nonetheless exactly what she’d wene, Their unique maidheade shed couldn’t rise above the crowd.

Besides all that yt lay their own in feare To talke which have companye anye in which, For feare to reduce the matter that shuld end up being sene To help you expand given that had been new hathorn grene.

However, after this never I will right here From the effectuer mayden any place, One to ever before she was at forest sene, So you’re able to talke againe of your own hathorne grene. G. Poete [Peele?]

The fresh new day of is focused on the same as L. Lloyd’s tune said below. Text message regarding BL MS Cotton Vesp. A.25, thru K. Boeddeker’s blog post ‘Englische Lieder und auch Balladen aus dem sixteen. Jahrhundert’, Jahrbuch fur romanische und auch englische Sprache , N. F. II, 1875. Expurgated and you may partial in the Chappell’s PMOT. The latest date of this ballad is probable months earlier than L. Lloyd’s track over. A classic adaptation built-up as opposed to track, in the 1825, is “Brand new Hawthorn Environmentally friendly”, p. cuatro within the E. B. Lyle’s Andrew Crafurd’s Collection of Ballads and you may Sounds 1975. A bad old-fashioned veresion which i think are learned from Chappell’s PMOT, are “The brand new Hawthorn Plant”, p. 15 in Fred Hammer’s Garners Gay , EFDSS, 1968.