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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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Lyra Heroica: A Book of Verse for Boys

William Ernest Henley - American poetry - 1891 - 364 pages
...lies ! Night and day on me she cries, And I am weary of the skies For her sake that died for me. XXXII THE TWA CORBIES As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane : The tane unto the tither say, 'Where sall we gang and dine the day ? ' 'In behint yon auld fail dyke I wot there lies...
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Lyra Heroica: A Book of Verse for Boys

William Ernest Henley - American poetry - 1891 - 364 pages
...lies ! Night and day on me she cries, And I am weary of the skies For her sake that died for me. xxxn THE TWA CORBIES As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane : The tane unto the tither say, 'Where sall we gang and dine the day?' 'In behint yon auld fail dyke I wot there lies a...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1891 - 381 pages
...twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the t'other say, ' Where sall we gang and dine today?' <_jn behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain Knight ; And nacbody kens that he lies there, But his hawk, his hound, and lady fair. ' I Us hound is to the hunting...
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The Blue Poetry Book

Andrew Lang - Children's poetry - 1891 - 351 pages
...care and grief of heart Fall asleep, or, hearing, die. THE TWA CORBIES As I was Walking all alane, 1 heard twa 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...
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Abbotsford Series of the Scottish Poets,

George Eyre-Todd - 1893
...monotonous crooning air, admirably representing the weary sough of the wind over a desolate moor.] As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the tother say, " Where sall we gang and dine the day ? " "In behint yon auld fail1 dyke 'turf. I wat there lies a new-slain...
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Popular British Ballads, Ancient and Modern, Volume 2

Ballads - 1894
...cheek, An it took upon her chin ; An it took upon her fair body — She burn'd like [holly-green]. As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making...t'other say, " Where sail we gang and dine to-day ? " — •wite, blame, 4O -3= Popular British Ballads " In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there...
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Choice English Lyrics

James Baldwin - English poetry - 1894 - 368 pages
...Douglas, And wow but he was rough ! For he pull'd up the bonny brier, And flang'd in St. Mary's loch. 5THE TWA CORBIES. As I was walking all alane, I heard twa...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 lies a new-slain knight...
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Popular British Ballads, Ancient and Modern, Volume 2

Ballads - 1894
...cheek, An it took upon her chin ; An it took upon her fair body — She burn'd like [holly-green]. 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 ? " — witc, blame, " In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies...
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The Heart of Oak Books, Volume 6

Charles Eliot Norton, George Henry Browne - 1895
...chains. Help us to save free conscience from the paw Of hireling wolves, whose Gospel is their maw. THE TWA CORBIES. As I was walking all alane, I heard...gang and dine to-day ? " " — In behint yon auld fail2 dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain knight ; 1 Corbies, crows. . 3 Fail, turf. And naebody kens...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1895
...wounds that were so red ; She buried him I efore the prime, She was dead herself ere evensong time.'] As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making...t'other say, 'Where sail we gang and dine to-day?' 4 In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain knight ; And nae body kens that he lies...
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