Sir Aldingar

No: 59; variant: 59C

Source: Dr Joseph Robertson's Note-Book, January 1, 1830, p. 6.

  1. They’ve putten her into prison strang, A twalmon lang and mair, Until the mice and wild rattens Did tear her yallow hair.
  2. ’’ ‘’ ‘’ ‘’ ‘’ ‘One shake o your han,’ said Rodingham, ‘One shak o your han gie me:’ ‘I cam na here for shaking hans, But to fight maist desperatelie.’
  3. ‘It’s nae ten strucken on the clock, Nor eleven on the bell:’ ‘We’ll doe ill deeds anew ere night, Tho it were strucken twall.’