What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
ancient appear arms army ballad battle believed blood body bonny border called carried castle cause Charles child command copy corpse court dead death door duergar earl fair Fairies father fell fight flower frae gallant gang Gervase of Tilbury Grĉme Grame green gude hair hame hand head heard heart hill horse James John king king's knight lady ladye land light lived Lord mentioned mile Montrose morning mother murder never noble original pass person probably queen round sall says Scotland Scottish seems seven side slain sometimes song soon spake spirits supposed sword ta'en tell termed thee thou till took town tradition tree true turned weel wife woman young
Page 206 - Knight; And naebody kens that he lies there, But his hawk, his hound, and lady fair. "His hound is to the hunting gane, His hawk to fetch the wild-fowl hame, His lady's ta'en another mate, So we may mak our dinner sweet. "Ye'll sit on his white hause-bane, And I'll pick out his bonny blue een: Wi' ae lock o' his gowden hair We'll theek our nest when it grows bare.
Page 109 - Of airy Elves by moonlight shadows seen, The silver token, and the circled green, Or virgins visited by Angel-pow'rs, With golden crowns and wreaths of heav'nly flow'rs ; Hear and believe!
Page 210 - And put on your armour so bright ; " Let it never be said, that a daughter of thine " Was married to a lord under night. " Rise up, rise up, my seven bold sons, " And put on your armour so bright, " And take better care of your youngest sister, " For your eldest's awa the last night.
Page 284 - And we will talk of bonny Bewick, Where he was teaching his scholars five. When he had taught them well to fence, And handle swords without any doubt, He took his sword under his arm, And he walk'd his father's close about. He looked atween him and the sun, And a...
Page 269 - The King said unto Rodingham, " What news have you to me," He said, " Your Queen's a false woman, As I did plainly see.
Page 332 - They eat sae much o' the venison, And drank sae much o' the blude. That Johnie and a' his bluidy hounds, Fell asleep as they had been dead. And by there came a silly auld carle, An ill death mote he die! For he's awa' to Hislinton, Where the Seven Foresters did lie. " What news, what news, ye gray-headed carle, What news bring ye to me?" — " I bring nae news," said the gray-headed carle, " Save what these eyes did see.
Page 212 - ... a drink Of the spring that ran sae clear, And down the stream ran his gude heart's blood, And sair she gan to fear. "Hold up, hold up, Lord William...
Page 191 - Betwixt the hours of twelve and one, A north wind tore the bent ; And straight she heard strange elritch sounds Upon that wind which went. About the dead hour o...