False False

 

False false have you been to me my love

Oh when did you change your mind

Ah, but since you've laid your love on another fair maid

I'm afraid you're no more mine

 

I was climbing to a tree that was too high for me

Asking fruit where there weren't any grew

I've been lifting warm water out beneath cold clay

And against those streams I was rowing

 

False false have you been to me my love

Oh when did you change your mind

Ah, but since you've laid your love on another fair maid

I'm afraid you're no more mine

 

Oh but I mean to climb up that higher higher tree

And harry white snowflakes nest

And down will I fall, I without any fear

To the arms that love me the best

 

False false have you been to me my love

Oh when did you change your mind

Ah, but since you've laid your love on another fair maid

I'm afraid you're no more mine

 

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