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Jennifer Gentle


by Clancy Brothers. Buy album CD: Other Songs B - W


JENNIFER GENTLE
There were three sisters, fair and bright,
Jennifer gentle, fair Rosie Marie,
Wanted to wed with a valiant Knight
As the dew flies over the mulberry tree.
The eldest sister took him in,
Also bolted the silver pin.
The second sister made his bed,'
Placed the pillow right under his head.
But the youngest sister, fair and bright,
Wanted to wed with the valiant knight.
Well, if you will answer my questions three,
Then, fair maid, I would marry thee.
Oh, what is whiter than the milk?
What is softer than the silk?
Oh, snow is whiter than the silk;
Down is softer than the silk.
And what is sharper than the thorn?
What is louder than the horn?
Oh, hunger is sharper than the thorn,
Thunder's louder than the horn.
And what is broader than the way?
What is deeper than the sea.
Oh, love is broader than the way;
hell is deeper than the sea.
Well, now you've answered my questions three;
Now, fair maid, I would marry thee.
Thisversion comes from Cornwall England. It was first printed in
Gilbert's Christmas Carols in 1893. From BTM FSI-96.
Recorded by Redpath - Lowlands, Clancys- Flowers in the Valley
Child #1
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Album: Other Songs B - W Lyrics
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  1. Banks of the Roses
  2. Biddy Mulligan the Pride of the Coombe
  3. Black Cavalry
  4. Bold Odonahue
  5. Bold Robert Emmet
  6. Boulavogue
  7. Brennan on the moor
  8. Calton Weaver
  9. Coortin in the Kitchen
  10. Cruiskeen Lawn
  11. Dirty Old Town
  12. Down by the Glenside
  13. Finnegans Wake
  14. Galway Bay
  15. Gypsy Rover
  16. Henry Joy
  17. I Know My Love
  18. Ill Tell Me Ma
  19. Jennifer Gentle
  20. Johnny I Harldy Knew Ye
  21. Johnny Mac Adoo
  22. Kelly the Boy from Killanne
  23. Love of the north
  24. Maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe
  25. Mingulay Boat Song
  26. Moonshiner
  27. Moses Ritooraliay
  28. Mush Mush
  29. My Johnny Lad
  30. Quare Bungle Rye
  31. Rockin the Cradle
  32. Seeds of Love
  33. So Early in the Morning
  34. The Bantry Girls Lament
  35. The Braes O Balquiddher Wild Mountain Thyme
  36. The D Day Dodgers
  37. The Lowlands of Holland
  38. The Men of the West
  39. The Old Orange Flute
  40. The Patriot Game
  41. Theyre Moving Fathers Grave to Build a Sewer
  42. Three Score and Ten
  43. Water is All Right in Tay
  44. Whack Fol the Diddle
  45. Whiskey You're The Devil
  46. Why Paddys Not at Work Today
  47. Wild Rover
  48. Wild Rover (no Nay Never)
  49. Will Ye Go Lassie, Go?

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