Cornish Ballads; & Other Poems

Cornish Ballads; & Other Poems

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...God visible! among the nations stand And bid the traitor Russ thy banished Name" declare! Novemlar 141h, 1854. " I wish this date to be placed because it was the day of the Great Storm in the Black Sea, when the vessels were lost and I wrote on that event.--R. S. H." (Letter dated 18 April, 1855.) 5 The phrase, " And the Son," in the Nicene Creed, is abjured by the Greek Church, with the doctrine which those words contain. " LUNGE thy right hand in St. Madron's spring, If true to its troth be the palm you bring: But if a false sigil thy fingers bear, Lay them the rather on the burning share." Loud laughed King Arthur whenas he heard That solemn friar his boding word: And blithely he sware as a king he may " We tryst for St. Madron's at break of day." "Now horse and hattock, both but and ben,"1 Was the cry at Lauds, with Dundagel men; And forth they pricked upon Routorr side, '2 As goodly a raid as a king could ride. 1 The old phrase for butlery and hall. 9 Sounded Rowtor, the " 0" open, as in brow. THE DOOM.WELL OF ST. MADRON. I45 Proud Gwennivar rode like a queen of the land, With page and with squire at her bridle hand; And the twice six knights of the stony ring, They girded and guarded their Cornish king. Then they halted their steeds at St. Madron's cell: And they stood by the monk of the cloistered well;_ " Now off with your gauntlets," King Arthur he cried, " And glory or shame for our Tamar side." 'Twere sooth to sing how Sir Gauvain smiled, When be grasped the waters so soft and mild; How Sir Lancelot dashed the glistening spray O'er the rugged beard of the rough Sir Kay. Sir Bevis he touched and more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 4.06mm | 154.22g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236771753
  • 9781236771759