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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 Classification of Poetry in the Light of Its Evolution

Olaf Morgan Norlie - 1901 - 554 pages
...toward external nature: The king sits in Duir.ferlline town, drinking the blude-red wine, "0, where will I get a skeely skipper to sail this new ship of * mine?" 0 up and spake an eldern knight, sat at the king's right knee, "Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor,...
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English Poems from Chaucer to Kipling

Thomas Marc Parrott, Augustus White Long - English poetry - 1902 - 401 pages
...that wan water For a' the gowd in Christentie." SIR PATRICK SPENS THE king sits in Dunfermline towne, Drinking the blude-red wine ; " O whare will I get...king's right knee, — "Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor, That ever sailed the sea." Our king has written a braid letter And seal'd it with his hand,...
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A Book of Old English Ballads: With an Accompaniment of Decorative Drawings

Hamilton Wright Mabie - Ballads, English - 1896 - 185 pages
...men's tongue: Never was such a burial Sin' Adam's days begun. patrtcft THE king sits in Dunfermline town, Drinking the blude-red wine ; " O whare will...skipper, To sail this new ship of mine ?" O up and spak' an eldern knight, Sat at the king's right knee, " Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor, That...
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Golden Number: A Book of Verse for Youth

Mrs. Kate Douglas (Smith) Wiggins, Nora Archibald Smith - American poetry - 1916 - 686 pages
...childheart in us tilt. XV TALES OF THE OLDEN TIME rr r Sir Patrick Spens JL HE king sits in Dunfermline town, Drinking the blude-red wine; " O whare will I get a skeely skipper, To sail this new ship o' mine ! " O up and spake an eldern knight, Sat at the king's right knee, — " Sir Patrick Spens...
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Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth

Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, Nora Archibald Smith - American poetry - 1902 - 687 pages
...lovers, and merry men. XV TALES OF THE OLDEN TIME rr r Sir Patrick Spent J. HE king sits in Dunfermline town, Drinking the blude-red wine; " O whare will I get a skeely skipper, To sail this new ship o' mine ! " O up and spake an eldern knight, Sat at the king's right knee, — " Sir Patrick Spens...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1902 - 1084 pages
...Thomas on earth was never seen. 368. Sir Patrick Spens I. The Sailing king sits in Dunfermline town T Drinking the blude-red wine ; 'O whare will I get a skeely skipper To sail this new ship o' mine ? ' O up and spak an eldern knight, Sat at the king's right knee; 'Sir Patrick Spens is the...
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A History of English Literature (600-1900)

Eduard Engel - English literature - 1902 - 491 pages
...town, " Now, ever alake, my master dear, Drinking the blude-red wine ; I fear a deadly storm ! * 0 whare will I get a skeely skipper, To sail this new ship of mine PI *?* th_e new moon, late yestreen, Wi the auld moon in her arm ; 0 up and spake an eldern knight,...
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English Poems from Chaucer to Kipling

Augustus White Long, Thomas Marc Parrott - English poetry - 1903 - 401 pages
...that wan water For a' the gowd in Christentie." SIR PATRICK SPENS THE king sits in Dunfermline towne, Drinking the blude-red wine ; " O whare will I get...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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Heath Readers: Primer [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

D.C. Heath and Company - Readers - 1903
...Spens is In the ballad. THE king sits in Dunfermline town, Drinking the blood-red wine ; " O where will I get a skeely : skipper, To sail this new ship of mine ?" O up and spake an eldern 2 knight, Sat at the king's right knee : " Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor That ever sailed the...
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The Heath Readers: Primer, [First-sixth reader]

Readers - 1903
...ballad. THE king sits in Dunfermline town, Drinking the blood-red wine ; " O where will I get a skeely 1 skipper, To sail this new ship of mine?" O up and spake an eldern z knight, Sat at the king's right knee : " Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor That ever sailed the...
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