[E] There was a knight a courteous knight
A-walking [B7] up the [E] hill
[A] It was a fine June [E] morning
[F#m] He spied some [B7] daffodils
[E] Singing blow away the morning dew
Adieu, and [A] Adieu.
[E] Blow away the morning dew,
[B7] How sweet the winds do [E] blow.
He looked high, he looked low,
He cast an under look;
And there he saw a pretty maid
A-swimming in the brook
Cast over me my mantle fair
And pin it o’er my gown;
And, if you’il take hold of my hand,
Then I shall be your own.
If you come down to my father’s house
Which is walled all around,
And, you shall have a kiss from me
And twenty thousand pound.
He mounted on a milk white steed
And she upon another;
And then they rode along the lane
Like sister and like brother.
But when they came to her father’s gate,
So nimble she popped in:
And said: There is a fool without
And here’s a maid within.