The English and Scottish Popular Ballads Volume 9

The English and Scottish Popular Ballads Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...bores nine holes in her water-sluice, f; an auger fitted for the use, and bores in her bottom a watery sluice, g. The master will not take him on board, will kill him, shoot him, sink him, a-d; will not keep his bargain, ' for as you've done to her, so would you do to me, ' e (compare the threat in B 13). The boy is taken up by his messmates and dies on the deck, a, c, d; is sewed in a cow-hide and thrown overboard, a, c-g; in b sinks from exhaustion and drowns.-A-Sir Walter Eawleigh has built a ship, T T, J rr, Xt.oo In the Neather-lands Pepys Ballads, IV, 196, No 189. -, .. _ _.. And 1t 1s called The Sweet Trm1ty, 1 S1r Walter Rawle1gh has built a ship, And was taken by the false gallaly. In the Neatherlands Sailing in the Low-lands Scott says at the end, " I will not swear to the accuracy of the above." 2 'Is there never a seaman bold In the Neather-lands Is there never a seaman bold In the Neather-lands That will go take this false gallaly, And to redeem The Sweet Trinity?' Sailing, etc. 3 Then spoke the little ship-boy; In the Neather-lands Then spoke the little ship-boy; In the Neather-lands 'Master, master, what will you give me And I will take this false gallaly, And release The Sweet Trinity?' Sailing, etc. 4 'I '11 give thee gold, and I '1e give thee fee, In the Neather-lands I '11 give thee gold and I '1e give thee fee, In the Neather-lands And my eldest daughter thy wife shall be.' Sailing, etc. 5 He set his breast, and away he did swim, Until he came to the false gallaly. 6 He had an augor fit for the nonce, The which will bore fifteen good holes at once. 7 Some ware at cards, and some at dice, Until the salt water fiashd in their eyes. 8 Some cut their hats, and some cut their caps, For to stop the salt-water...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236614437
  • 9781236614438