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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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Auld Scots Ballants

Robert Ford - Ballads, English - 1889 - 296 pages
...the Scotch versions have the advantage of the English in point of graphic force and realistic horror. As I was walking all alane I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the tither did say, " Where sall we gang and dine to-day ? " " In behint yon auld fael dyke I wot there...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1889 - 405 pages
...Night and day on me she cries ; And I am wear)' of the skies, Since my love died for me. AKOH. cvni THE TWA CORBIES AS I was walking all alane I heard twa corbies making a mania { The tane unto the t' other say, . ' Where sjU^we gang and dine to-day T* ' — In behint yon...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: English Literature in Eight Chapters

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1890 - 302 pages
...Adorn. * Comb. •At the foot of Arthur's-Seat, 8 eluT near Edinburgh. 4 Crimson. THE Two COBBIES.1 As I was walking all alane I heard twa corbies making...there lies a new-slain knight; And naebody kens that lie lies there But his hawk, his hound, and lady fair. " His hound is to the hunting gane, His hawk...
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Ballads and romances

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - English poetry - 1890
...making a mane : The ane unto the ither did say— " Where shall we gang dine the 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...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1890 - 448 pages
...Night and day on me she cries ; And I am weary of the skies, Since my Love died for me. Anon. cxxxi 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 today ? ' ' — In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain Knight...
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Literary Essays: Pope

James Russell Lowell - Literature - 1890
...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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Ballad Book

Katharine Lee Bates - Ballads, English - 1890 - 230 pages
...in Galloway, There's nane at a' for me. I never lo'ed a lad but ane, And he's drowned i' the sea." THE TWA CORBIES. As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a maen ; The tane into the t'ither did say, " Whaur shall we gang and dine the day ? " "O doun beside...
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The Writings of James Russell Lowell ...: Literary essays

James Russell Lowell - 1890 - 452 pages
...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 Bat his hawk and his hound and his lady fair. His hound is to the hunting gone, His Lawk to fetch the...
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Ballad Book

Katharine Lee Bates - Ballads, English - 1890 - 230 pages
...in Galloway, There's nane at a' for me. I never lo'ed a lad but ane, And he's drowned i' the sea." THE TWA CORBIES. As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a maen ; The tane into the t'ither did say, " Whaur shall we gang and dine the day ? " " 0 doun beside...
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The Blue Poetry Book

Andrew Lang - Children's poetry - 1891 - 351 pages
...sweet music is such art, Killing care and grief of heart Fall asleep, or, hearing, die. SHAKESPEARE. THE TWA CORBIES As I was walking all alane, I heard...corbies making a mane; The tane unto the t'other say, ' Whar sall we gang and dine the day ? ' ' In behint yon auld fail ' dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain...
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