The Knight and the Shepherd’s Daughter

No: 110; variant: 110[P]

  1. ‘Tis said a shepherd’s ae daughter Kept sheep upon a hill, An by there cam a courteous knight, An he wad hae his will.
  2. He’s taen her by the milk-white hand An by the grass-green sleeve, He’s laid her doon at the fit o a bush, An neer ance speired her leave.