An Introduction To Early English Literature; From The Lay Of Beowulf To Edmund Spenser

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byWilliam Burt Harlow

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...from the field One foot would never flee. Lin. Sir Charles Murrry of Ratclif too, His sister's son was he; Sir David Lamb so well esteemed Yet saved cold never bee. LIV. And the Lord Maxwell in like case Did with Erie Douglas dye: Of twenty hundred Scottish spears Scarce fifty-five did flye. LV. Of fifteen hundred Englishmen Went home but fifty-three; The rest were slain in Chevy-Chase Under the greenwood tree. LVI. Next day did many widows come. Their husbands to bewayle; They washt their wounds in brinish tears "But all would not prevayle. LVII. Their bodies bathed in purple gore, They bare with them away; They kist them dead a thousand times, Ere they were clad in clay. LVIII. The news was brought to Edinboro' Where Scotland's King did reign. The brave Erie Douglas suddenly Was with an arrow slairle; LIX. 0 heavy news, King James did say, Scotland may witness bee 1 have not any captain more Of such account as he. LX. Like tidings to King Henry came, Within as short a space That Percy of Northumberland Was slain in Chevy-Chase; LXI. Now God be with him, said our King Sith it will noe better bee; I trust I have within my realm, Five hundred as good as he. LXII, Yet shall not Scotts nor Scotland say, But I will vengeance take; He be avenged on them all, For brave Erie Percy's sake. LXIII. This vow full well the King perform'd, After, at H umbledown; In one day fifty Knights were slain With Lords of great renowne. LXIV. And of the rest, of small account, Did meny thousands dye: Thus endeth the hunting of Chevy-Chase Made by the Erie Percy. LXV. God save our King and bless this land With plenty, joy and peace; And grant henceforth that foule debate 'Twixt noblemen may cease. XXXVIII. ROBIN HOOD BALLADS, (A Contest between Robin Hood and...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...from the field One foot would never flee. Lin. Sir Charles Murrry of Ratclif too, His sister's son was he; Sir ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217773362

ISBN - 13:9780217773362

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