Old ballads: historical and narrative, with some of modern date, Том 2

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Printed for R. H. Evans, by W. Bulmer and co., 1810
 

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Сторінка 238 - Now Robin Hood is to Nottingham gone, With a link a down and a down, And there he met with the proud sheriff, Was walking along the town.
Сторінка 235 - Now Robin Hood is to Nottingham gone, , With a link a down and a day, And there he met a silly old woman, Was weeping on the way. 3 "What news? what news, thou silly old woman? What news hast thou for me?
Сторінка 127 - COME listen to me, you gallants so free, All you that love mirth for to hear, And I will tell you of a bold outlaw, That lived in Nottinghamshire. As Robin Hood in the forest stood, All under the green-wood tree...
Сторінка 239 - I've a bag for meal, and a bag for malt, And a bag for barley and corn; A bag for bread, and a bag for beef, And a bag for my little small horn." "I have a horn in my pocket, I got it from Robin Hood, And still when I set it to my mouth, For thee it blows little good.
Сторінка 265 - Lay me a green sod under my head, And another at my feet ; And lay my bent bow by my side, Which was my music sweet ; And make my grave of gravel and green, Which is most right and meet. Let me have length and breadth enough, With a green sod under my head ; That they may say, when I am dead, Here lies bold Robin Hood.
Сторінка 128 - Stand off, stand off," the young man said, "What is your will with me?" " You must come before our master straight, Under yon greenwood tree.
Сторінка 226 - The name of a coward," quoth Robin, "I scorn, Wherefore my long bow I'll lay by ; And now, for thy sake, a staff will I take, The truth of thy manhood to try.
Сторінка 234 - Then Robin he took the bishop by the hand, And led him to merry Barnsdale ; He made him to stay and sup with him that night, And to drink wine, beer, and ale.
Сторінка 130 - O welcome,' the bishop he said. 'That music best pleaseth me;' 'You shall have no music,' quoth Robin Hood, Till the bride and the bridegroom I see.' With that came in a wealthy knight, Which was both grave and old, And after him a finikin lass, Did shine like the glistering gold. This is not a fit match...
Сторінка 263 - Will you please to sit down, cousin Robin,' she said, ' And drink some beer with me ? 'No, I will neither eat nor drink Till I am blooded by thee.

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