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    "Down In The Willow Garden" Lyrics

    Kristin Hersh

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    Down in the willow garden
    Where me and my love did meet
    There we sat a courtin'
    My love dropped off to sleep
    I drank a bottle of burgundy wine
    My love she did not know
    And there I poisoned that dear little girl
    Under the flank below
    I stabbed her with my dagger
    An ugly bloody knife
    I threw her into the river
    An ugly bloody sight

    My father up and told me
    That money would set me free
    If I would murder thar deal little girl
    Whose name was Rose Connelly
    And now he sits by the window
    Wiping his tear-dimmed eyes
    And now he waits for his own dear son
    Upon the scaffold high
    My race is run, beneath the sun
    Hell is waiting for me
    For I did murder that dear little girl
    Whose name was Rose Connelly
    This song was last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Thanks to Kerry R. for the contribution to this song.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Sony/atv Music Publishing Llc.
    Written by Charlie Monroe.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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