Popular British Ballads, Ancient and Modern Volume . 2

Popular British Ballads, Ancient and Modern Volume . 2

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...day." "Nay, by my troth," said Robin Hood, "So shall it never be; I make thee master," said Robin Hood, "Of all my men and me.."warison, reward. stye, lane. list, pleased. "Nay, by my troth," said Little John, "So shall it never be, But let me be a fellow," said Little John, "None other kepe I'll be." Thus John got Robin Hood out of prison, Certain withouten lain; When his men saw him whole and sound, Forsooth they were full fain. They filled in wine, and made them glad, Under the leaves small, And eat pasties of venison, That good was with ale. Then word came to our king, How Robin Hood was gone, And how the sheriff of Nottingham Durst never look him upon. Then bespake our comely king, In an anger high, "Little John has beguiled the sheriff, In faith so has he me, "Little John has beguiled us both, And that full well I see, Or else the sheriff of Nottingham High hanged should he be. kepe I'll be, relations I'll have. lain, deception. "I made them yeomen of the crown, And gave them fee with my hand, I gave them grith," said our king, Throughout all merry England. "I gave them grith," then said our king, "I say, so might I thee, Forsooth such a yeoman as he is one In all England are not three. "He is true to his master," said our king, "I say, by sweet Saint John; He loves better Robin Hood, Then he does us each one. "Robin Hood is ever bound to him, Both in street and stall; Speak no more of this matter," said our king, "But John has beguiled us all." Thus ends the talking of the monk And Robin Hood i-wis; God, that is ever a crowned king, Bring us all to his bliss. grith, protection. =s The Bonny House o'...show more

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