Poems by George Wharton Edwards

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"Annan Water's wading deep,
All in the merry month of May,
God prosper long our noble king,
As it fell out on a long summer's day,
When as King Henry rulde this land,
King Jamie hath made a vow,
I wad I were where Helen lies;
SHOWING THE CRUELTY OF A JEW'S DAUGHTER
I read that once in Affrica
King Leir once ruled in this land
In the merrie moneth of Maye,
Come listen to me, you gallants so free,
When shaws beene sheene, and shradds full fayre,
When Robin Hood and Little John
The king sits in Dunfermline town,
There was a youthe, and a well-beloved youthe,
Late at e'en, drinking the wine,
THE FIRST FYTTE
"Rise up, rise up, now, Lord Douglas," she says,
A fair maid sat in her bower door,
My love he built me a bonny bower,
To yon fause stream that, near the sea,
Be it right, or wrong, these men among
As I was walking all alane,
O waly, waly up the bank,
About Yule, when the wind blew cool;

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