Anonymous English Sweet Poems
- 1. Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye
WHILE going the road to sweet Athy,
While going the road to sweet Athy,
- 2. Allalu Mo Wauleen (the Beggar-s Address To His Bag)
GOOD neighbors, dear, be cautious,
And covet no manâ??s pounds or pence.
Ambitionâ??s greedy maw shun,
And tread the path of innocence!
- 3. The Maid Of The Sweet Brown Knowe
COME all ye lads and lassies and listen to me a while,
And I-ll sing for you a verse or two will cause you all to smile;
It-s all about a young man, and I-m going to tell you now,
How he lately came a-courting of the Maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe.