Highways and Byways in Yorkshire

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Macmillan and Company, Limited, 1899 - Yorkshire (England) - 384 pages
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Page 377 - 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.
Page 164 - There came a man, by middle day, He spied his sport, and went away ; And brought the king that very night, Who brake my bower, and slew my knight.
Page 253 - Buccleuch Like Warden's men, arrayed for fight. And five and five like a mason gang That carried the ladders lang and hie, And five and five like broken men; And so they reached the Woodhouselee. And as we cross'd the Bateable Land, When to the English side we held, The first o' men that we met wi', Whae sould it be but fause Sakelde!
Page 264 - I have heard by credible report of such as were secret with his chamberers, that after this abominable deed done, he never had quiet in his mind, he never thought himself sure. Where he went abroad, his eyes whirled about, his body privily fenced, his hand ever on his dagger, his countenance and manner like one always ready to strike again...
Page 151 - By the authority of God Almighty, the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, and of the undefiled Virgin Mary, mother and patroness of our Saviour...
Page 117 - If meat or drink thou ne'er gav'st nane, — Every nighte and alle, The fire will burn thee to the bare bane; And Christe receive thy saule...
Page 117 - Whinny-muir thou com'st at last ; And Christe receive thy saule. If ever thou gavest hosen and shoon, —Every nighte and alle, Sit thee down and put them on : And Christe receive thy saule. If hosen and shoon thou ne'er...
Page 253 - Where be ye gaun, ye hunters keen, Quo' fause Sakelde, Come tell to me: We go to hunt an English stag, Has trespassed on the Scots countrie.
Page 116 - When he had spoken thus much and more, and they, having received his blessing, had gone away in sorrow, he who had heard the heavenly song returned alone, and prostrating himself on the ground, said, " I beseech you, father, may I be permitted to ask a question ? " — " Ask what you will,

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