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Page 47 - Waken, lords and ladies gay . On the mountain dawns the day ; All the jolly chase is here, With hawk and horse, and hunting spear ; Hounds are in their couples yelling, Hawks are whistling, horns are knelling. Merrily, Merrily, mingle they, '* Waken, lords and ladies gay...
Page 48 - You shall see him brought to bay, " Waken, lords and ladies gay." Louder, louder chant the lay, Waken, lords and ladies gay ; Tell them, youth, and mirth, and glee, Run a course as well as we, Time, stern huntsman ! who can baulk, Stanch as hound, and fleet as hawk? Think of this, and rise with day, Gentle lords and ladies gay.
Page 47 - Waken, lords and ladies gay ! Waken, lords and ladies gay ! To the green-wood haste away : We can show you where he lies, Fleet of foot, and tall of size ; We can show the marks he made When 'gainst the oak his antlers frayed. You shall see him brought to bay ; Waken, lords and ladies gay...
Page 47 - Diamonds on the brake are gleaming : And foresters have busy been, To track the buck in thicket green ; Now we come to chant our lay, "Waken, lords and ladies gay.
Page 47 - Waken, lords and ladies gay.' Waken, lords and ladies gay, To the green- wood haste away; We can show you where he lies, Fleet of foot and tall of size; We can show the marks he made, When 'gainst the oak his antlers frayed; You shall see him brought to bay, 'Waken, lords and ladies gay.
Page 208 - ... was a broad board, and at the other a heavy sand-bag; the play was, to ride against the broad end with a lance, and pass by before the sand-bag, coming round, should strike the tiller to the ground.
Page 62 - Fear not," said Lord Boteler; " he shall be found, if this or the four adjacent counties hold him. — And now Lord Fitzosborne will, be pleased to doff the armour he has so kindly assumed for our sakes, and we will 'all bowne ourselves for the banquet.
Page 207 - An upright post, on the top of which a cross post turned upon a pin. At one end of the cross post was a broad board, and at the other a heavy sand-bag. The play was to ride against the broad end with a lance, and pass by before the sand-bag, coming round, should strike the tiller on the back.
Page 55 - ... narrow path, the first object they encountered was a man of small stature lying on the ground, mastered and almost strangled by two dogs, which were instantly recognised to be those that had accompanied Gregory. A little farther was an open space, where lay three bodies of dead or wounded men ; beside these was Lady Emma, apparently lifeless, her brother and a young forester bending over and endeavouring to recover her. By employing the usual remedies, this was soon accomplished ; while Lord...
Page 106 - Etnbow'red with many a tree, beneath whose shade Your murdered father's breathless body lies, Nocturnal shrieks and frightful cries are heard, Exciting to revenge ; the warrior's spirit, Besmeared with gore, arises to complain How slow the mighty flood of ruin flows.