From the recording Down in Yon Forest

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The Ivy and the Holly
(“Come buy my nice fresh ivy”)
Irl: Music by Turlough O’Carolan
original poem by John Keegan

Come buy my nice fresh ivy,
And my holly boughs so green,
I have the fairest branches,
That ever yet were seen.

Come buy from me
good people all,
And let me home I pray,
And I'll wish you
a merry Christmas time,
And a happy New Year's Day.

Ah, won't you take my ivy?
The loveliest ever seen,
Ah, won't you have
my holly boughs?
All you that love the green.