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" O whare will I get a skeely skipper, To sail this new ship of mine?' O up and spake an eldern knight, Sat at the King's right knee, 'Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor That ever sailed the sea. "
English and Scotch Historical Ballads - Page 72
edited by - 1871 - 260 pages
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The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Volume 1, Issue 1

Francis James Child - Ballads, English - 1886
...Robert Hamilton, Esq., Advocate." 1 THE king sits in Dumfermline town, Drinking the blude-red wine : O ' O w,hare will I get a skeely skipper, To sail this new ship of mine ? ' O 2 O up and spake an eldern knight, Sat at the king's right knee : ' Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor...
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The Ballad Book: A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads

William Allingham - Ballads, English - 1887 - 393 pages
...They built a bower on yon burn-brae, And theek't it o'er wi' rashes. XVI THE king sits in Dunfermline town, Drinking the blude-red wine : ' O whare will I get a skeely skipper Ta sail this new ship o' mine ? ' 2 O up and spake an eldern knight Sat at the king's right knee :...
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Classic Selections from the Best Authors

Samuel Silas Curry - Readers - 1888 - 182 pages
...rpHE king sits in Dunfermline town, drinking the blude-red wine: •*- " O where will I get a skeeiy skipper, to sail this new ship of mine?" O up and spake an eldern knight, sat at the king's right knee, — " Sir Patrick Speus is the best sailor, that ever sailed the sea."...
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The English Poets: Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1889
...the medley common in traditional poetry.] The king sits in Dunformline town, Drinking the blade-red wine ; *O whare will I get a skeely skipper, To sail...new ship of mine!' O up and spake an eldern knight, Sat at the king's right knee, — 'Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor, That ever sail'd the sea.'...
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Coleridge's Ancient Mariner

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English poetry - 1889 - 72 pages
...resembles in form the introductory stanza of the ' Ancient Mariner.' " The king sits in Dunfermline town, Drinking the blude-red wine; ' O whare will I get a skeely skipper To sail this new ship oj mine? ' " Part the Second: stanza fifth. In the "Sibylline Leaves" (1817), the second line is printed,...
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The Blue Poetry Book

Andrew Lang - Children's poetry - 1891 - 351 pages
...Sovereign Lord, King Henry of Navarre. MACAULAY. SIR PATRICK SPENS THE king sits in Dunfermline toun, Drinking the blude-red wine : ' O whare will I get...ship of mine ? ' O up and spake an eldern knight, Sat at the king's right knee — ' Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor That ever sailed the sea.'...
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The Blue Poetry Book

Andrew Lang - Children's poetry - 1891 - 351 pages
...Navarre. MACAULAY. SIB PATRICK SPENS THE king sits in Dunfermline toun, Drinking the blude-red wine : ' 0 whare will I get a skeely skipper To sail this new ship of mine ? ' O up and spake an eldern knight, Sat at the king's right knee — ' Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor That ever sailed the sea.'...
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Tales from Scottish History in Prose and Verse: Selected from the Works of ...

William James Rolfe - Scotland - 1891 - 210 pages
...THE king sits in Dunfermline ' town, Drinking the blude-red" wine: " O, where will I get a skeely3 skipper To sail this new ship of mine ?" O, up and spake an eldern* knight, Sat at the king's right knee : " Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor That ever sailed the sea." Our...
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Gleanings of Scarce Old Ballads: With Explanatory Notes

Ballads, Scots - 1891 - 216 pages
...bed ; O brother, take my sword and spear, 93 94 Sir Patrick Spens. THE King sits in Dumfermline toun, Drinking the blude-red wine ; O whare will I get a skeely skipper, To sail this ship of mine ? O up and spak an eldren knight, Sat at the King's right knee, Sir Patrick Spens is the...
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Six Centuries of English Poetry: Tennyson to Chaucer : Typical Selections ...

James Baldwin - English poetry - 1892 - 308 pages
...which should have brought the Maid of Norway to Scotland about 1285.] THE king sits in Dunfermline town, Drinking the blude-red wine ; " O whare will...ship of mine ! " O up and spake an eldern knight, Sat at the king's right knee, — " Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor, That ever sail'd the sea."...
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