Old Ballads; Historical And Narrative, With Some Of Modern Date Volume 2

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byThomas Evans

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...sheriff is gone, his doughty men Thought it no boot to stay; But, as their master had them taught, They ran full fast away. O stay, O stay, Will. Stutely said, Take leave ere you depart: You ne'er will catch bold Robin Hood, Unless you dare him meet. 0 ill betide you, quoth Robin Hood, That you so soon are gone; My sword may in the scabbard rest, For here our work is done. 1 little thought, Will. Stately said, When I came to this place, For to have met with Little John, Or seen my master's face. Thus Stately was at liberty set, And safe brought from his foe: O thanks, O thanks to my master, Since here it was not so. And once again, my fellows all, We shall in the green wood meet, Where we will make our bow-strings twang, Music for us most sweet. XXX. THE NOBLE FISHER-MAN; OR, Robin Hood's Preferment. In summer time when leaves grow green, When they do grow both green and long, Of a bold outlaw call'd Robin Hood, It is of him I sing this song. When the lilly leaf, and the elephant Do bud and spring with a merry cheer, This outlaw Was weary of the wood side, And chasinff of the fallow deer. The fishermen brave more money have Than any merchant two or three; Therefore I will to Scarborough go, That I a fisherman brave may be. This outlaw call'd his merry men all, As they sate under the green-wood tree: If any of you have gold to spend, I pray you heartily spend it with me. Now, quoth Robin Hood, I'll to Scarborough go, It seems to be a very fair day: He took up his inn at a widow woman's house, Hard by upon the water gray. Who asked him, where wert thou born? Or tell to me where dost thou fare? I am a poor fisherman, said he then, This day intrapped all in care. What is thy name, thou fine fellow? I pray thee heartily tell to me. In mine own...

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...sheriff is gone, his doughty men Thought it no boot to stay; But, as their master had them taught, They ran ful...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217306586

ISBN - 13:9780217306584

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