E saw miny briddes seten on a tree;
I saw a flock of birds a-sitting in a tree

He token her flight and flowen away,
The birds took flight and flew away,

With ego dixi, have a good day.
With . I say! Have a good day!.

Many white federes hath the pye -
Many white feathers has the magpie -

I may noon mor singen, my lippes arn so drye!
I can sing no more, my lips are so dry!

Manye white federes hath the swan -
Many white feathers has the swan -

The mor that I drinke, the lesse good I can!
The more I drink, the less I. m good for!

Ley stikkes on the fer, wil mot it brenne -
Lay sticks on the fire, well may it burn -

Geve us onys drinken er we gon henne!
Give us a drink before we go!

Omnes gentes, plaudite.
All people, rejoice!

Lyrics submitted by Aria

Omnes Gentes Plaudite (The Drinking Song) song meanings
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