|C.D. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the Worlds Best Literature.|
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.
|Myths and Folk-Lore of the Aryan Peoples|
From Sir James George Frazers Golden Bough
. Abingdon in Berkshire. Variant of folk rhymes that survive from the old Aryan tree-worship, associated with May Day.
|WEVE been rambling all the night,|
| And sometime of this day;|
|And now returning back again,|
| We bring a garland gay.|
|A garland gay we bring you here,|| 5|
| And at your door we stand;|
|It is a sprout, well budded out,|
| The work of our Lords hand.|