English Folk-Carols/Come all you true good Christians
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Come all you true good Christians
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|Cecil Sharp by a Mr. Henry Thomas at Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershirean English folk carol. This version it was performed to|
Cecil Sharp's note
Mr. Thomas could only remember the words of the first stanza, which are given in the text exactly as he sang them to me. As I have been unable to trace the carol to which these lines belong I have added two stanzas from another and very similar set of words, consisting of three verses, entitled "The Lamb", which I found on a broadside by Pitts. Except for a general likeness I have no reason to connect this carol with that which Mr. Thomas gave me.
- Ibid., p. 64
This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.