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Thread #65566 Message #3126019
Posted By: GUEST
01-Apr-11 - 01:13 AM
Thread Name: two verses in Dowie Dens O Yarrow (Janet Russell)
Subject: RE: two verses in Dowie Dens O Yarrow (Janet Russell)
What is the name of the hill?
Francis James Child seems to consistently use "yon high high hill" in his sixteen versions and fragments. This is Child #214 under the title "The Braes o Yarrow." Titles include (preceding "of Yarrow":'
Dowie Downs, Dowy Dens, Dowy Houms, Dowie Dens, Yetts of Gowrie