My love she was fair, and my love she was kind|
And cruel the judge and jury that sentenced her away
For thieving was a thing that she never was inclined to
They sent my love across the sea ten thousand miles away.
All around my hat, I will wear the green willow,
All around my hat for a year and a day
And if anyone should question me the reason for my wearing it
I'll tell them that my own true love is ten thousand miles away.
2. I bought my love a golden ring to wear upon her finger
3. Seven, seven long years my love and I are parted
4. Some young men there are who are preciously deceitful,
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