Lamkin

No: 93; variant: 93U

  1. AS my lord and my lady were out walking one day, Says my lord to my lady, Beware of Lamkin.
  2. ‘O why should I fear him, or any such man, When my doors are well barrd, and my windows well pinnd?’
  3. ‘O keep your gold and silver, it will do you some good; It will buy you a coffin, when you are dead.’
  4. There’s blood in the kitchen, and blood in the hall, And the young Mayor of England lies dead by the wall.