Let No Man Steal Your Thyme
Dm F C Am Come all you fair and tender girls F G Dm That flourish in your prime F G Beware, beware D Am Keep your garden fair Dm C F Em Let no man steal your thyme Dm Am Dm Let no man steal your thyme. Dm F C Am For when your thyme it is past and gone F G Dm He'll care no more for you F G D Am And every place where your thyme was waste Dm C F Em Will all spread o'er with rue Dm Am Dm Will all spread o'er with rue. Dm F C Am The gardener's son was standing by F G Dm Three flowers he gave to me F G D Am The pink, the blue, and the violet true Dm C F Em And the red, red rosy tree Dm Am Dm And the red, red rosy tree. Dm F C But I refused the red rose bush F G Dm And gained the willow tree F G D Am That all the world may plainly see Dm C F Em How my love slighted me Dm Am Dm How my love slighted me.