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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 Footprint: And Other Stories

Gouverneur Morris - American fiction - 1908 - 334 pages
...smiled blissfully at Lady Pelham, and hummed from the ancient ballad of Sir Patrick Spens the lines: O whare will I get a skeely skipper To sail this new ship of mine? "And, thank God," said Mr. England, "there is one person in the world to whom I can tell this thing."...
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The Heart of Oak Books: Fifth Book

Charles Eliot Norton - Readers - 1908 - 303 pages
...him. SIR PATRICK SPENS. THE king sits in Dunfermline town, Drinking the blood-red wine : " 0 where will I get a skeely * skipper, To sail this new ship of mine?" 0 up and spake an eldern 2 knight, Sat at the king's right knee : 1 skeely, skilful. 2 eldern, old....
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Branch Library News, Volumes 1-3

New York Public Library - Classified catalogs - 1914
...Book of Old English Ballads; With an introduction by Hamilton Mabie. "The King sits in Dunfermline town, Drinking the blude-red wine; "O whare will I...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 tne best sailor. That ever...
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Literature for Children

Orton Lowe - Children - 1914 - 298 pages
...Sin PATRICK SPENS i. The Sailing The king sits in Dunfermline town Drinking the blude-red wine : "0 whare will I get a skeely skipper To sail this new ship o' mine ?" 0 up and spak an eldern knight, Sat at the king's right knee : " Sir Patrick Spens is the...
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A Book of Old Ballads

Cora Morton - Ballads, English - 1917 - 168 pages
...VERSION OF SIR PATRICK SPENS 1. The king sits in Dunfermline town, Drinking the blude-red wine; 'O where will I get a skeely skipper To sail this new ship of mine?' 2. O up and spake an eldern knight, 5 Sat at the king's right knee: ' Sir Patrick Spens is the best...
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The Play Way: An Essay in Educational Method, Part 5

Henry Caldwell Cook - Drama in education - 1917 - 366 pages
...mister reads, The king sits in Dunfermline town Drinking the blude-red wine ; and the king reads, " O whare will I get a skeely skipper To sail this new ship o' mine ? " The mister even puts in " He said " and " She cried." Even so simple a device as this adds...
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Everyday Classics: Eighth Reader : the Introduction to Literature

Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike - Readers - 1918 - 415 pages
...many of which are Scotch. 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?" 6 O up and spake an eldern knight, Sate at the king's right knee — "Sir Patrick Spens is the best...
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Everyday Classics: Primer-eighth Reader, Book 8

Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike - Readers - 1918
...many of which are Scotch. 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?" 5 O up and spake an eldern knight, Sate at the king's right knee — "Sir Patrick Spens is the best...
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Studies in Literature, Volume 1

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English essays - 1918 - 324 pages
...loses no time: The king sits in Dunfermline town Drinking the blude-red wine; and forthwith he asks "0 whare will I get a skeely skipper To sail this new ship o' mine?" And "What," Professor Ker very pertinently asks, "What would the story of Sir Patrick Spens...
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The School of Poetry: An Anthology Chosen for Young Readers

Alice Meynell - Children's poetry - 1923 - 241 pages
...that given by Sir Walter Scott in his Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. 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." Our...
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