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Hob Y Derri Dando
Never was there maiden sweeter,
Hob y deri dano
More alluring, livelier, neater
Hob y deri dando
Nor one to my fancy nearer
Jane, sweet Jane
There is no one I love dearer 

Chorus:
Jane, run down the lane,
There in the grove we'll kiss again
Jane, run down the lane,
There in the grove we'll kiss again

Blessed are the wild birds flying
Hob y deri dano;
They're full free, there's no denying,
Hob y deri dano;
Free to linger or to hasten,
Jane, sweet Jane;
And come home with none to chasten;
Chorus:

Now, o'er seas, my heart is crying,
Hob y deri dando;
O'er the seas, O hear me sighing,
Hob y deri dando;
O'er the seas my soul comes winging,
Jane, sweet Jane;
Where your golden voice is ringing,
Chorus:

or

Low ye hills in ocean lie
Hob y derri dando
Hide not Meirion from my eye
Hob y derri dando
Still one view oh let me take
Down derri down
Ere my longing heart doth break
Chorus:

Down down hie derri down
My darling Mary do not frown
Down down hie derri down
My darling Mary do not frown.

O'er the seas hath flown my heart
Hob y derri dando
O'er the seas my sighs depart
Hob y derri dando
And o'er the seas must she be sought
Down derri down
Who lives yet always in my thought
Chorus:

'Neath the seas shall I reside
Hob y derri dando
'Neath the water and the tide
Hob y derri dando
For my longing heart did break
Down derri down
When she another love did take
Chorus:

Hob Y Derri Dando
Ni bu ferch erioed cyn laned
Hob y deri dando,
Ni bu ferch erioed cyn wyned
Dyna ganu eto;
Ni bu neb o ferched dynion
Sin fwyn Sin
Nes na hon i dori 'nghalon

Cytgan:
Sin fwyn tyrd i'r llwyn,
Seiniwn glod i Siani fach fwyn:
Sian fwyn tyrd i'r llwyn, 
Seiniwn glod i Siani fach fwyn

Gwyn eu byd yr adar gwylltion
Hob y deri dando;
Hwy gnt fynd i'r fynnon
Dyna ganu eto;
Weithiau i'r mr a weithiau i'r mynydd,
Sin fwyn Sin,
A dod adref yn ddigerydd
Cytgan:

Tros y mr y mae fy nghalon
Hob y deri dando;
Tros y mr y mae fochneidion,
Dyna ganu eto:
Dros y mr y mae fanwylyd
Sin fwyn Sin
Sy'n fy meddwl i bob munud
Cytgan:

or

Wyt ti'n hoffi dyri, Derwydd?
Hob y deri dando,
Unwaith oerais i o'th herwydd,
Dyna ganu eto;
Ym mhob ardal y mae brydn,
Canig hen y co',
Pwy na allant ddweud penillion hen gn co',
Canig hen y co' 
Hob y deri dan y to.

Buom unwaith yn gariadon,
Hob y deri dando,
Ti a geisiasist dorri 'nghalon,
Dyna ganu eto;
Am funudyn pwy fu'n
Hidio druan am dy dro?
Deri dando, wyt ti'n gwrando hen gn co'?
Canig hen y co',
Hob y deri dan y to.


 

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