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ILLUSTRATIONS.

SIR GUY OF GISBORNE.

He took Sir Guy's head by the hair,
And stuck it upon his bow's end.

THE CHILDE OF ELLE.

Pardon, my lord and father dear,
This fair young knight and me

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ADAM BELL, CLYM OF THE CLOUGH, &c.

Cloudesly bent a right good bow,

That was of a trusty tree

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5. SIR LANCELOT DU LAKE.

She brought him to a river side

And also to a tree

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6. THE FROLICKSOME DUKE. (Frontispiece.)

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Now he lay something late, in his rich bed of state,
Till at last knights and squires, they on him did wait . .

CHEVY CHASE.

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8. KING EDWARD AND THE TANNER.

The tanner he pull'd, the tanner he sweat,

And held by the pummel fast.

9. THE HEIR OF LINNE.

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SIR ANDREW BARTON.

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And he pull'd forth three bags of gold,
And laid them down upon the board

They boarded then his noble ship,
They boarded it with might and main .

THE BRAVE LORD WILLOUGHBEY.

They kneeled on the ground,
And praised God devoutly.

THE ABBOT OF CANTERBURY.

Then home rode the abbot of comfort so cold,
And he met his shepherd a going to fold

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ROBIN HOOD AND THE CURTAL FRIAR.

The friar took Robin Hood on his back,
Deep water he did bestride.

THE MARRIAGE OF ALLEN-A-DALE.

He ask'd them seven times in the church,
Lest three times should not be enough

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Well, quo' the miller's wife, young man, ye're welcome here;
And, though I say it, well lodged shall be

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The woodweelt sang, and would not cease,

Sitting upon the spray,

So loud, he wakened Robin Hood,
In the greenwood where he lay.

HEN shaws* be sheen,† and swards full fair,
And leaves both large and long,
It is merry walking in the fair forest
To hear the small birds' song.

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Now by my faith, said jolly Robin,
A sweaven § I had this night;
I dreamt me of two wight yeomen,
That fast with me can fight.

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§ Dream.

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