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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 Golden Treasury of the Best Songs & Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1880 - 332 pages
...Night and day on me she cries ; And I am weary of the skies, Since my Love died for me. Anon. CVIII THE TWA CORBIES As I was walking all alane I heard...— In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a ne%vslain Knight ; And naebody kens that he lies there, But his hawk, his hound, and lady fair. ' His...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...making a moan. The one unto the other did say Where shall we gang dine to-day? In beyond that old turf dyke I wot there lies a new-slain knight; And naebody kens that he lies there But his hawk and his hound and his lady fair. His hound is to the hunting gone, His hawk to fetch the wild fowl...
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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1882 - 958 pages
...from tradition by n lad}'. As I was walking all alauo I heard twa corbies1 making a mane ; Tho taņo rper" Sargen beliint yon auld fail" dyke I wot there lies a new-slain knight; And noebody kens that he lies there...
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Ballads and romances

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - English poetry - 1883
...Corbies making a mane : The ane unto the ither did say — " Where shall we gang dine the day ? " " In behint yon auld fail dyke I wot there lies a new-slain...kens that he lies there But his hawk, his hound, and his lady fair. " His hound is to the hunting gane, His hawk to fetch the wild fowl hame, His lady's...
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The English Poets: Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1883
...that were so red ; She buried him before the prime, She was dead herself ere evensong time.'] As T was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making...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 lies a new-slain knight...
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English Verse, Volume 3

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - English poetry - 1883
...bear, Mither ! mither ! The curse of Hell frae me shall ye bear ! Sic counsels ye gave to me, O ! " THE TWA CORBIES. As I was walking all alane I heard twa Corbies making a mane : The ane unto the ither did say — " Where shall we gang dine the day ? " " In behint yon auld fail dyke...
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The Works of Charles Kingsley, Volume 15

Charles Kingsley - 1886
...? In the old ballads, too, one may hear the bird keynote. 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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The Eagle: A Magazine, Volumes 14-15

1887
...advantage of those who do not know the Twa Corbies well, I quote the two here side by side: The T-jsa Corbies. As I was walking all alane I heard twa 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 English Poets: Lessing, Rousseau: Essays

James Russell Lowell - English poetry - 1888 - 337 pages
...a moon ; The one onto the other did say, Where shall ive gang dine to-day t In beyond that old turf dyke I wot there lies a new-slain knight ; And naebody kens that he lies there Bat his hawk and his hound and his lady fair. His hound a to the hunting gone, His hawk to fetch the...
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The Eagle: A Magazine Support by Members of St. John's College, Volume 15

1889
...corbies making a mane, The t'ane unto the t'other did say Where sail we gang and dine to-day ? In bchint yon auld fail dyke I wot there lies a new-slain knight,...kens that he lies there But his hawk, his hound, and his lady fair. His hound is to the hunting gane, His hawk to fetch the wild-fowl hame, His lady's taen...
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