For a change she expected of the tre: “Howe came it freshnes unto brand new?

Towards Wednesday on day We grabbed a walk in brand new field, It absolutely was to bring my curage dwon, But still I was compelled to produce: Getting here We confronted by good bobtail'd lass, But I should features enacted her because of the, And i also please got their unique by give, An i direct her toward kye. Brand new pettycoat you to she had on the Was created of one's blanket bluish, The fresh smock are while the black since the charcole, Trust me this is real; However, tempting terminology, will tempt young birds, Those of their colony would fly, And I'll never believ't is actually the 1st time You to definitely she had come trapped from the kye. Good council, a good guy, We offer, To you, young buck, I bring, Never ever just take which have good bob-tail'd lass For as long as you an hour or so to live on. You'd beter get one that's best and you may extreme, Even when she feel never thus poor, To own I never is actually so disgraced in my lifestyle When i is actually from this bob-tail'd whoore.

Regarding Farmer’s ‘Merry Songs’, and there out-of James Maidment’s ‘Ane Pleasant Garland off Nice Scented Flowers’, 1835, about what is now NLS MS Adv. 19.step 1.thirteen f. 42.

Section step three, English Sounds

It absolutely was an excellent maide of my countre While the she came by a good hathorne-tre Because the loaded with herbs, since was seen, She merveld to se the latest tre therefore grene

This new tre maid answere by and by: “You will find a good causse in order to growe triumphantly; The new swetest dew that ever before feel sene Doth fall to the myself and kepe my personal grene.

“Yea ,” quothe the housemaid, “but in which thou growe, Thou stande at hande for every single blowe, Of every people having to be noticed; I mervaile that thou growe thus grene.”

“Even though many one grab flowers off myself, & manye a beneficial branche off my personal tre, We have like shop, it wyll not be sene, For lots more & my tredges growe grene.”

“But exactly how, and they chaunce to chop the brand new downe And you will hold thie braunches in to the towne? Upcoming have a tendency to they never ever no further getting sene To enhance againe so freshe & grene.”

“Thoughe which you carry out, yt ys no boote, Withoute they clipped me to the fresh roote; 2nd yere againe I will be sene So you’re able to bude my personal branches freshe and you can grene.”

“And also you, fair maide, canne not take action; Getting yf you help you are maidhode goe, Upcoming commonly yt never ever not any longer getting sene Once i that have my personal braunches is also growe grene.”

The new maide with that begane so you can blushe, And you may turned their unique from the hathorne bushe. She imagine herdelffe so faire & clene, Their particular bewtie styll manage actually growe grene.”

With lots of a sighe she went her waye, To help you se howe she maide their particular care about so gay, So you can walke, to se, and become sene, A keen so out-faced the newest hathorne grene

Exactly what that have she harde this marvelous dowbte, She moved styll after that most of the aboute; Suspecting however just what she would wene, Their unique maidheade lost would never get noticed.

As well as all of that yt put their own inside the feare So you’re able to talke having companye anye where, Having feare to shed the matter that shuld be sene In order to expand as the was new hathorn grene.

But following this never ever I could here From the effectuer mayden anywhere, One to actually ever she was in forest sene, So you can talke againe of hathorne grene. G. Poete [Peele?]

The newest date with the concerns similar to L. Lloyd’s tune said lower than. Text message out of BL MS Thread Vesp. French kvinnor fГ¶r Г¤ktenskap A good.twenty five, thru K. Boeddeker’s post ‘Englische Lieder und Balladen aus dem 16. Jahrhundert’, Jahrbuch fur romanische und englische Sprache , Letter. F. II, 1875. Expurgated and partial when you look at the Chappell’s PMOT. This new time associated with the ballad could be months sooner than L. Lloyd’s song above. A traditional variation amassed without track, on 1825, are “The latest Hawthorn Environmentally friendly”, p. cuatro in E. B. Lyle’s Andrew Crafurd’s Distinct Ballads and you may Sounds 1975. A negative antique veresion that i think try read out of Chappell’s PMOT, try “Brand new Hawthorn Bush”, p. 15 during the Fred Hammer’s Garners Gay , EFDSS, 1968.