Volume: CBÉ 0221

The Main Manuscript Collection, Volume 0221, Page 0260

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The Main Manuscript Collection, Volume 0221, Page 0260

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    When I was a young and airy and full of heart in rambling.

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    and crept down into an old barrel and stayed there for three days and three nights. Then I came up and told them to '[?]' away and '[?]' the bloody bugger, when I knew they were gone for I found I had no relations and never had any. I had one old Uncle and he was bound to a gate by the heels of his shoes. I had on old sweet heart but she and I must part and anyone that ever seen her couldn't blame me. She had two ears like to ash trees and a body like a springin' heifer in the month of May. I lost her between Michaelmass and Candlemas and I never got any account of her and never may I.
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