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" In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a new slain 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... "
The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: First Series, Containing Minstrelsy ... - Page 157
by Sir Walter Scott - 1838 - 532 pages
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The Eagle, Volume 15

1889
...For the advantage of those who do not know the Tina Corbies well, I quote the two here side by side : The Twa Corbies. As I was walking all alane I heard...corbies making a mane, The t'ane unto the t'other did say Where sail we gang and dine to-day ? In behint yon auld fail dyke I wot there lies a new-slain...
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The Ballads of Scotland, Volume 2

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - Ballads, Scots - 1858
...English version of the same, under the title of " The Three Raveus," has been published by Ritson. AS I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a maen ; The tane into the t'other did say, " Whanr shall we gang and dine the day 1 " " 0 doun beside...
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English and Scottish Ballads, Volume 3

Francis James Child - Ballads, English - 1860
...ii. 359. It •was communicated to Scott by Mr. Sharpe, as written down, from tradition, by a lady. As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the t'other say, "Where sall we gang and dine to-day?" — " In behint yon auld fail dyke, f I wot there lies a new-slain knight...
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Nightingale Valley: A Collection, Including a Great Number of the Choicest ...

William Allingham - 1860 - 288 pages
...soar, but never roam ; True to the kindred points of Heaven and Home ! WORDSWORTH. THE TWA CORBIES.1 AS I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the t'ither did say, " Whar sall we gang and dine the day ? " 1 Corbies, ravens. " In behint yon auld fail1...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1863 - 405 pages
...Night and day on me she cries ; And I am weary of the skies, Since my love died for me. Anon. cvni THE TWA CORBIES AS I was walking all alane I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the t' other say, ' Where sall we gang and dine to-day ? ' ' — In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there...
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Early Scottish Ballads

William Motherwell - Ballads, Scots - 1864 - 354 pages
...self e ere euen song time. " God send euery gentleman, Such haukcs, such houndes, and such a leman. " As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the other 'gan say, '' Where sall we gang and dine to-day ?" "In behint yon auld fail* dyke, I wot there...
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The Ballad Book: A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads

William Allingham - Ballads, English - 1865 - 397 pages
...corbies making a mane : The tane unto the tither did say, " Whar sail we gang and dine the day ? " 2 "In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a...kens that he lies there But his hawk, his hound, and his lady fair. 3 " His hound is to the hunting gane, His hawk to fetch the wild-fowl hame, His lady...
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The Ballad Book: A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads

William Allingham - Ballads, English - 1865 - 393 pages
...the velvet green ; And till seven years were come and gane, True Thomas on earth was never seen. II As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane : The tane unto the tither did say, ' Whar sail we gang and dine the day ? ' ' dought/ could. ' corbies,' ravens. 2 ' In...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1867 - 332 pages
...lies : Night and day on me she cries ; And I am weary of the skies, Since my Love died for me. Anon. THE TWA CORBIES As I was walking all alane I heard...making a mane ; The tane unto the t'other say, ' Where sall we gang and dine today ?' ' —In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain Knight;...
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Every Saturday: A Journal of Choice Reading

1867
...the old ballads, too, one may hear the bird key-note. He who wrote (and a great rhymer he was),— " As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane," had surely the " mane " of the " corbies " in his ears before it shaped itself into words in his mind...
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