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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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A Book of Romantic Ballads

Ballads, English - 1901 - 336 pages
...door ; I thought 'twould have worried me ; And I was calling on May Colvin To take the cat from me." 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 to-day ? "— " In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain knight...
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Vagabond Songs and Ballads of Scotland: With Many Old and Familiar ..., Volume 2

Robert Ford - Scottish ballads and songs - 1901 - 259 pages
...sung with mock bagpipe accompaniment in the chorus, it forms an excellent and unique entertainment. THE TWA CORBIES. As I was walking all alane I heard twa corbies making a mane; The tane unto the tither did say, " It's in behint yon auld fael dyke I wot there lies a new-slain knight; And naebody...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1901 - 1084 pages
...gentleman Such hounds, such hawks, and such a Ionian.' 380. The Twa Corbies (SCOTTISH VERS1ON) AS 1 was walking all alane *^ I heard twa corbies making a mane : The tane unto the tither did say, ' Whar sall we gang and dine the day ? ' ' — In behint yon auld fail dyke I wot there...
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The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1902 - 381 pages
...Night and day on me she cries ; And I am weary of the skies, Since my Love died for me. Anon. cxxxvi THE TWA CORBIES As I was walking all alane I heard...new-slain Knight ; And naebody kens that he lies there, ]5ut his hawk, his hound, and lady fair. ' His hound is to the hunting gane, His hawk to fetch the...
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Sir Walter Scott's Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Volume 2

Walter Scott - Ballads, English - 1902
...the printed version, by which it is more than probable that ' The Twa Corbies' was also suggested.] THE TWA CORBIES As I was walking all alane, I heard...the t'other say, Where sail we gang and dine to-day ? ' ii ' In behint yon auld fail l dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain knight ; And naebody kens that...
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A Book of Old English Ballads: With an Accompaniment of Decorative Drawings

Hamilton Wright Mabie - Ballads, English - 1896 - 185 pages
...maen: The tane unto the t'ither did say, " Whaur shall we gang and dine the day ? " " O doun beside 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 Onlooker, Volumes 5-6

Gossip - 1902
...makin* a maen; The tane unto the t'ither did say, "Whaur shall ye gang and dine the day?" "O down beside 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 practice of critism

...such a leman ! ' 20 3) make, mate 16) lake, pit 20) leman, lover B THE TWA CORBIES (Scottish Version) As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane: The tane unto the thither did say, 'Whar sall we gang and dine the day?' ' — In behint yon auld fail dyke 5 I wot there...
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The Craft of Criticism

Allan Rodway - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 192 pages
...unpretentious verbal circus-turn, the ringmaster being much in evidence, cracking his whip with gusto. 5. Anon. 'The Twa Corbies' As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane; (carrion-crows) The tane unto the tither did say 'Whar sail we gang and dine the day?' 'In behint yon...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...Mes; NOBE; OAEL-1; OxBoLi; PoEL-2; PoRA; RB; TrGrPo; WeW; WiR CH, EBEV; ESPB; OxBB The Twa Corbies 271 . (1. 2—4) AWP; CH; ELP; EnSB; ESPB; FaBoBa; FaBoCh; GoTS; GTBS; GTBS-P; HAP; InPK; NoP; OBEY; OxBS;...
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