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I'll mount the air on swallow's wings
To find my dearest dear.
And if I lose my labour
And cannot find him there.
I quickly will become a fish
To search the roaring sea;
I love my love because I know
My lover he loves me.

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Source: A Dorset Book of Folk Songs, EFDSS, 1958

Collected from Mrs Crawford, West Milton by the Hammonds between 1905 and 1908.

Roud: 578 (Search Roud index at VWML) Take Six

Related Songs:  The Loyal Lover (thematic)

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