Sunday, February 10, 2013

An Old Carding Song

'Oh ! tarry woo ; oh ! tarry woo !
Tarry woo is ill to spin ;
Oh ! card it weel, oh ! card it weel,
Card it weel ere ye begin.
When it's carded, rove and spun,
Then your work is but hawf done ;
But when its woven, dress'd and clean,
It will be cleading' for a queen.'

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