"The Croodlin' Doo"

Vernon Hill

Ballads Weird and Wonderful (1912)

 

 

 

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The Croodlin' Doo

 

   

"O where hae ye been a' the day,

My little wee croodlin' doo?"

"O I've been at my grandmother's;

Mak' my bed, mammy, noo."

 

"O what gat ye at your grandmother's,

My little wee croodlin' doo?"

"I got a bonny wee ishie;

Mak' my bed, mammy, noo."

 

"O where did she catch the fishie,

My little wee croodlin' doo"

"She catch'd it in the gutter-hold,

Mak' my bed, mammy, noo."

 

"And what wdid she do wi' the fishie,

My little wee croodlin' doo?"

"She boil'd it in a brass pan;

Mak' my bed, mammy, noo."

 

"And what did ye do wi' the banes o't,

My little wee croodlin' doo?"

"I gied them to my little dog;

Mak' my bed, mammy, noo."

 

"And what did your little doggie do,

My little wee croodlin' doo?"

"He stretched out his head and feet, and dee'd;

Mak'my bed, mammy, noo."