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1. SIR GUY OF GISBORNE.
He took Sir Guy's head by the hair,
2. THE CHILDE OF ELLE.
Pardon, my lord and father dear,
3. ADAM BELL, CLYM OF THE CLOUGH, &c.
Cloudesly bent a right good bow,
5. SIR LANCELOT DU LAKE.
She brought him to a river side
6. THE FROLICKSOME DUKE. (Frontispiece.)
Now he lay something late, in his rich bed of state,
7. CHEVY CHASE.
Then leaving life, Earl Percy took
8. KING EDWARD AND THE TANNER.
The tanner he pulld, the tanner he sweat,
9. THE HEIR OF LINNE.
And he pulld forth three bags of gold,
10. SIR ANDREW BARTON.
They boarded then his noble ship,
11. THE BRAVE LORD WILLOUGHBEY.
They kneeled on the ground,
12. THE ABBOT OF CANTERBURY.
Then home rode the abbot of comfort so cold,
14. THE MARRIAGE OF ALLEN-A-DALE.
He ask'd them seven times in the church,
Well, quo' the miller's wife, young man, ye're welcome here ;
2.0.HEN shaws* be sheen,t and swards full fair,
And leaves both large and long,
To hear the small birds' song.
The woodweel sang, and would not cease,
Sitting upon the spray,
In the greenwood where he lay.
Now by my faith, said jolly Robin,
A sweaven § I had this night;
That fast with me can fight.
I A kind of thrush.