Drive The Cold Winter Away (Williamson Robin)

when old jack frost has threatened his worst and fallen from branch to briar then welcome the nights that double delights in the light of a good going fire good fortune attend each merry man's friend that does but as best as he may to banish old wrong with a cup and a song and drive the cold winter away to mask and to mum your neighbours are come with wassails of nut brown ale to drink and carouse and may all in this house be as merry as buck in the dale it's good bread and cheese we ask for our fees to make us the longer to stay to banish old wrong with a cup and a song and drive the cold winter away