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" She's ta'en a napkin lang and white, And hung't upon a pin:— It was to dry her watery eyes As she gaed out and in. Whan bells were rung, and mass was sung, And a' mail boun to bed, The bride but and the bonny bridegroom In ae chamber were laid. "
Danmarks gamle folkeviser - Page 43
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Popular Ballads and Songs: From Tradition, Manuscripts and Scarce ..., Volume 2

Robert Jamieson - Ballads, Scots - 1806
...But ay she drank the wan water, To keep her colour fine. * And she gaed by the first table, And leugh amang them a'; But ere she reach'd the second table,...And hung't upon a pin:— It was to dry her watery eyes As she gaed out and in. Whan bells were rung, and mass was sung, And a' mail boun to bed, The...
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Popular Ballads and Songs: From Tradition, Manuscripts and Scarce ..., Volume 2

Robert Jamieson - Ballads, Scots - 1806
...But ay she drank the wan water, To keep her colour fine. * And she gaed by the first table, And leugh amang them a' ; But ere she reach'd the second table, She loot the tears down fa'. * " To keep her colour fine," ie to preserve her complexion ; to keep her from betraying the secret...
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Popular Ballads and Songs: From Tradition, Manuscripts and Scarce ..., Volume 2

Robert Jamieson - Ballads, Scots - 1806
...But ay she drank the wan water, To keep her colour fine. * And she gaed by the first table, And leugh amang them a' ; But ere she reach'd the second table, She loot the tears down fa'. * " To keep her colour fine," te to preserve her complexion ; to keep her from betraying the secret...
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The Scottish ballads

Robert Chambers - Music - 1829 - 399 pages
...first table, She smiled upon them a' ; But, ere she reached the second table, She loot the teal's doun fa'. She's taen a napkin lang and white, And hung't upon a pin ; It was to dry her watery eyes, As she gaed out and in. * That is, to prevent her complexion from betraying the »gonis«l >Ulf...
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Transactions, Volume 1

Glasgow Archaeological Society - Scotland - 1868
...aye she drank the wan water To keep her colour fine. And she gaed by the first table, And smil'd upon them a'; But ere she reach'd the second table She...white, And hung't upon a pin; It was to dry her watery eyes As she gaed out and in. She served them up, she served them down. She served them till and frae;...
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The Ballads of Scotland, Volume 1

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - Ballads, Scots - 1859
...she drank the wan water, To keep her colour fine. , • And as she gaed by the first table, She leugh amang them a' ; But ere she reach'd the second table,...down fa'. She's ta'en a napkin lang and white, And hung it on a pin ; And it was a' to dry her e'en, As she ga'ed out and in. When bells were rung, and...
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The Ballads of Scotland, Volume 2

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - Ballads, Scots - 1859
...ay she drank the wan water, To keep her colour fine. And as she gaed by the first table, She leugh amang them a' ; But ere she reach'd the second table, She loot the tears down fa'. And it was a' to dry her e'en, As she ga'ed out and in. When bells were rung, and mass was sung, And...
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Transactions, Volume 1

Glasgow Archaeological Society - Archaeology - 1868
...keep her colour fine. And she gaed by the first table, And smil'd upon them a'; But ere she reach 'd the second table She loot the tears down fa'. She's...white, And hung't upon a pin; It was to dry her watery eyes As she gaed out and in. She served them up, she served them down. She served them till and frae...
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The Legendary Ballads of England and Scotland

John S. Roberts - Ballads, English - 1868 - 628 pages
...ay she drank the wan water. To keep her colour fine. And as she gaed by the first table, She leugh amang them a' ; But ere she reach'd the second table,...down fa'. She's ta'en a napkin lang and white, And hung it on a pin ; It was to dry her water)' eyes, As she ga'ed out and in. When bells were rung, and...
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Ballad Book

Katharine Lee Bates - Ballads, English - 1890 - 230 pages
...ay she drank the wan water, To keep her colour fine. And as she gaed by the first table, She leugh amang them a' ; But ere she reach'd the second table, She loot the tears doun fa'. She's ta'en a napkin lang and white, And hung it on a pin ; And it was a' to dry her e'en,...
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