[from Manx Ballads, 1896]

 HI, HAW, HUM.  



HI, Haw, Hum
Ta my ven olk rhym.
Baillym dy beagh ee creckit,
As yn feeagh eck aym ayns lune;
Son woailley orrym riyr,
As woailley orrym jiu,
As va shen yn builley boght.
Hi , Haw, Hum.


HI, Raw, Hum;
My wife is bad to me.
I would that she were sold,
And I had her value in ale;
For she struck me yesterday,
And she struck me to-day,
And that was a poor blow.
Hi, Haw, Hum.


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