from the 17th Century; also see this related song
|: Two maidens went milking one day :||
And the wind it did blow high
And the wind it did blow low
And it tossed their pails to and fro, la, la, la
And it tossed their pails to and fro.
2. |: They met with a man they did know, :|
3. |: "Oh yes, I have an excellent good skill, :||
If you will come along with me
Under yonder flowering tree
I might catch you a small bird or two, la, la, la
I might catch you a small bird or two.
4. |: So they went and they sat 'neath a tree :|
5. |: Now my boys, let us drink down the sun :|
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