The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #150089   Message #3495242
Posted By: Reinhard
26-Mar-13 - 06:33 PM
Thread Name: Origin/Meaning: Crow on the Cradle (Sydney Carter)
Subject: RE: Crow on the Cradle
The first line might be from Bonny at Morn (Roud 3064):

The sheep in the meadow and the cattle in the corn,
Thou's over long in thy bed, bonny at morn.