English and Scottish ballads, selected and ed. by F.J. Child, Volume 3

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Francis James Child
1857
 

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Pagina 153 - And tauld the king o' me, To send us out, at this time of the year, To sail upon the sea? * Be it wind, be it weet, be it hail, be it sleet *, Our ship must sail the faem ; The king's daughter of Noroway, 'Tis we must fetch her hame...
Pagina 59 - In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain Knight ; And naebody kens that he lies there, But his hawk, his hound, and lady fair. ' His hound is to the hunting gane, His hawk to fetch the wild-fowl hame, His lady's ta'en another mate, So we may mak our dinner sweet. ' Ye'll sit on his white hause-bane, And I'll pick out his bonny blue een : Wi' ae lock o' his gowden hair We'll theek our nest when it grows bare.
Pagina 59 - As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the t'other say, "Where sail we gang and dine to-day " " In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain knight ; And naebody kens that he lies there, But his hawk, his hound, and lady fair. " His hound is to the hunting gane, His hawk, to fetch the wild-fowl hame, His lady's ta'en another...
Pagina 155 - He hadna gane a step, a step, A step but barely ane, When a bout flew out of our goodly ship, And the salt sea it came in. 'Gae fetch a web o' the silken claith, Another o' the twine, And wap them into our ship's side, And let na the sea come in.
Pagina 152 - O whare will I get a skeely skipper To sail this new ship of mine ? " O up and spake an eldern knight, « Sat at the king's right knee : " Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor That ever sailed the sea.
Pagina 150 - O wha is this has don this deid, This ill deid don to me, To send me out this time o' the yeir, To sail upon the se?
Pagina 135 - You that executors be made, And overseers eke Of children that be fatherless, And infants mild and meek ; Take you example by this thing, And yield to each his right, Lest God with such like miserye Your wicked minds requite.
Pagina 78 - And he paid a crown, and it went roun', It was all for the gude wine and free. And he has to the stable gane, Where there stude thirty steeds and three ; He's ta'en his ain horse amang them a', 25 And hame he rade sae manfullie. " Welcome, my auld father ! " said Christie Graeme, " But where sae lang frae hame were ye ? " — " It's I hae been at Carlisle town, And a baffled man by thee I be.
Pagina 194 - She's taen her seven sons in her hand, I wot she didna fail; She met Lord Thomas and his bride, As they came oer the dale.
Pagina 154 - O where will I get a gude sailor, To take my helm in hand, Till I get up to the tall topmast, To see if I can spy land?' 'O here am I, a sailor gude, To take the helm in hand, Till you go up to the tall topmast, But I fear you'll ne'er spy land.

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