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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 English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 1

M. Arnold - 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 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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Border Ballads; with an Introductory Essay

Ballads, English - 1895 - 87 pages
...and day on me she cries, And I am weary of the skies, For her sake that died for me. THE TWA CORBIES THE TWA CORBIES As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane : The taņe unto the t'other say, ' Whar sail we gang and dine the day ? ' ' In behint yon auld fail dyke...
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The Blue Poetry Book

Andrew Lang - English poetry - 1896 - 264 pages
...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...new-slain knight ; And naebody kens that he lies there l5ut his hawk, his hound, and lady fair. ' His hound is to the hunting gane, His hawk to fetch the...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1896
...skies, Since my Love died for me. 40 Anon. I'll. CXXXVI. THE TWA CORBIES. As I was walking all alaue I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the t'other say, '—In behint yon auld fail dyke, 5 I wot there lies a new-slain Knight; And naebody kens that he lies...
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English Lyrics: Chaucer to Poe, 1340-1809

William Ernest Henley - English poetry - 1897 - 412 pages
...Night and day on me she cries ; And I am weary of the skies, Since my Love died for me. Anonymous. 265 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 to-day ? ' ' — In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wat...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 1

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1899
...wounds that were so red; She buried him before the prime, She was dead herself ere evensong time.'] 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?1 , i ' In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain knight...
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The Temple Reader ...

Ernest Edwin Speight - 1900 - 272 pages
...The tane unto the tither did say Whar sail we gang and dine the day ? In behint yon auld fail dyke,2 I wot there lies a new-slain knight ; And naebody...kens that he lies there, But his hawk, his hound, and his lady-fair. His hound is to the hunting gone, His hawk to fetch the wild-fowl home ; His lady's...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 6

David Josiah Brewer - English essays - 1900
...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 English Poets, Volume 1

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1901
...wounds that were so red ; She buried him before the prime, She was dead herself ere evensong time.'] As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making...fail dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain knight ; And nae body kens that he lies there, But his hawk, his hound, and lady fair. ' His hound is to the hunting...
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The English Poets: Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1901
...kissed his wounds that were so ted; She boried him before the prime; She was dead herself ere evensong As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making...unto the t'other say, 'Where sail we gang and dine to-day?1 ' In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain knight ; And nae body kens that...
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