Lady Alice was sitting in her bower window,|
At midnight mending her quoif;
And there she saw as fine a corpse
As ever she saw in her life.
2. 'What bear ye, what bear ye, ye six men tall?
3. 'O, lay him down gently, ye six men tall,
4. 'And bury me in Saint Mary's Church,|
All for my love so true;
And make me a garland of marjoram,
And of lemon thyme, and rue.'
5. Giles Collins was buried all in the east,
6. The priest of the parish he chanced to pass,
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