What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
arms ballad behold bells beneath beside Bishop bless blood boat child Christian church close cried Crocodile dark daughter dead death Devil dreadful earth eyes face fair faith Father fear feel fell felt Friars gave grew hand hast hath head hear heard heart Heaven holy hope hour King knew laid leaves light live looked Lord Maid Mary meet Moscow never night o'er once Painter pale passed poor prayer pride Queen quoth reach replied rest river road Rock rose round Saints sate seemed seen side sight smile soon soul sound stood story stream strong sure tail tell thee thing thou thought Three told took tower traveller turn Twas voice walls wife wind Woman wonder young
Page 137 - She saw her brother Peterkin Roll something large and round, Which he beside the rivulet In playing there had found; He came to ask what he had found, That was so large, and smooth, and round. Old Kaspar took it from the boy, Who stood expectant by; And then the old man shook his head, And with a natural sigh, ' Tis some poor fellow's skull,' said he, 'Who fell in the great victory.
Page 140 - And everybody praised the Duke Who this great fight did win." " But what good came of it at last ? " Quoth little Peterkin. " Why, that I cannot tell," said he,
Page 126 - No STIR in the air, no stir in the sea, The ship was still as she could be, Her sails from heaven received no motion, Her keel was steady in the ocean.
Page 61 - The summer and autumn had been so wet, That in winter the corn was growing yet ; 'Twas a piteous sight to see all around The grain lie rotting on the ground. Every day the starving poor Crowded around Bishop Hatto's door, For he had a plentiful last year's store, And all the neighbourhood could tell His granaries were furnish'd well.
Page 129 - On the deck the Rover takes his stand; So dark it is, they see no land. Quoth Sir Ralph, "It will be lighter soon, For there is the dawn of the rising moon.
Page 138 - And often when I go to plough The ploughshare turns them out. For many thousand men," said he, "Were slain in that great victory." "Now tell us what 'twas all about," Young Peterkin he cries; And little Wilhelmine looks up With wonder-waiting eyes; "Now tell us all about the war, And what they fought each other for.
Page 37 - Roll'd through the fertile plain ; And often the way-faring man Would love to linger there, Forgetful of his onward road, To gaze on scenes so fair. But never could Lord William dare To gaze on Severn's stream ; In every wind that swept its waves He heard young...
Page 9 - She loved ; and young Richard had settled the day, And she hoped to be happy for life : But Richard was idle and worthless, and they Who knew him would pity poor Mary, and say, That she was too good for his wife.