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Thread #141879   Message #3267741
Posted By: GUEST
03-Dec-11 - 06:22 AM
Thread Name: Twelve Carols from Herefordshire
Subject: RE: Twelve Carols from Herefordshire
Sweet Jesus, go down to yonder town,
    As far as the Holy Well,
And take away those sinful souls,
    And dip them deep in Hell.

As It Fell Out One May Morning, Alternate Title: The Holy Well
Words and Music: English Folk, England (possibly Herfordshire) (sic), 15-17th Century; Bramley and Stainer indicate "Traditional (Derbyshire)" Source: William Sandys, Christmas Carols Ancient and Modern (London: Richard Beckley, 1833)

From; http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/as_it_fell_out_one_may_morning.htm