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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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Hemingway: The Homecoming

Michael S. Reynolds - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 264 pages
...crows were the same hungry three stropping their beaks in the "Twa Corbie," the source of his title: 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 ta'en...
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Complete Poems of Andrew Lang: The Essential Library

Peter-Eric Philipp, Andrew Lang - Poetry - 2000 - 440 pages
...Gin we be mist out o our place, A sair pain we maun bide. BALLAD: THE TWA CORBIES (Child, vol. i.) 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 the day?" "In behint yon auld fail dyke, I wot there lies a new-slain knight;...
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"Deep Play": John Gay and the Invention of Modernity

Dianne Dugaw - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 322 pages
...Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, 3 vols. (Edinburgh: J. Ballantyne, 1803), 3:239. The entire text is: 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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Border Ballads: A Selection

James Reed - Poetry - 2003 - 188 pages
...make my bed soon, For I'm sick at the heart, and I fain wald He down.' THE TWA CORBIES [Minstrelsyl 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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Crow

Boria Sax - Art - 2003 - 184 pages
...slain knight. An anonymous ballad, The Twa Corbies', from the Scottish-English Border region, runs: As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane: The tane unto the tither did say, [ The one] 'What sall we gang and dine the day?' [ Where shall we go} 'In behint yon...
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西洋文學術語手冊

張錯 - Literature - 2005 - 335 pages
...如下面這首作者 不詳( mo 吋血0 必) 的古英語蘇格蘭民謠, ( 兩隻烏鴉) ( 。 " rhe TwoCorbie 叫) 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?" 當我獨行, 媳到兩隻烏鴉在嘆息; 一隻對另一隻說,...
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The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border

Walter Scott - Poetry - 2006 - 488 pages
...and such a leman. Ancient Songs, 1792, p. 155. I have seen a copy of this dirge much modernized. 260 THE TWA CORBIES. As I was walking all alane, I heard...we gang and dine to-day?" "In behint yon auld fail 52 dyke, "I wot there lies a new slain knight; "And nae body kens that he lies there, "But his hawk,...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Poetry - 2006 - 429 pages
...houndes, and such a leman. Ancient Songs, 1792, p. 155. I have seen a copy of this dirge much modernized. THE TWA CORBIES. As I was walking all alane, I heard...corbies making a mane; The tane unto the t'other say, 233 "Where sail we gang and dine to-day?" "In behint yon auld fail52 dyke, "I wot there lies a new...
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Dictionary of Pub Names

Bars (Drinking establishments) - 2006 - 448 pages
...Twa Corbies Cumbernauld, near Glasgow. A reference to an old ballad of this name about two ravens. 'As I was walking all alane/ I heard twa corbies making a mane:/The tane unto the Other did say/"Where sail we gang and dine the day?" ' Twa Dogs Brigham, near...
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