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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Հատոր 3
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1866
RELIQUES OF ANCIENT ENGLISH POETRY: CONSISTING OF Old Heroic ..., Հատոր 1
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1790
Reliques of Ancient English Poetry:: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1790
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Էջ 204 - Thro' bogs, thro' brakes ; Or else, unseene, with them I go, All in the nicke To play some tricke And frolicke it, with ho, ho, ho ! Sometimes I meete them like a man, Sometimes an ox, sometimes a hound ; And to a horse I turn me can, To trip and trot about them round. But if to ride, My backe they stride, More swift than wind away I go ; Ore hedge and lands, Thro...
Էջ viii - So, on the contrary, an ordinary Song or Ballad that is the Delight of the common People, cannot fail to please all such Readers as are not unqualified for the Entertainment by their Affectation or Ignorance; and the Reason is plain, because the same Paintings of Nature which recommend it to the most ordinary Reader, will appear Beautiful to the most refined.
Էջ 205 - Twixt sleepe and wake, I do them take, And on the key-cold floor them throw : If out they cry, then forth I fly, And loudly laugh out, ho, ho, ho ! When...
Էջ 129 - Is there ony room at your head, Saunders? Is there ony room at your feet? Or ony room at your side. Saunders, Where fain, fain, I wad sleep?" "There's nae room at my head, Marg'ret, There's nae room at my feet; My bed it is fu' lowly now, Amang the hungry worms I sleep.
Էջ 144 - FORSAKEN 0 waly waly up the bank, And waly waly down the brae, And waly waly yon burn-side Where I and my Love wont to gae...
Էջ 333 - So shall the fairest face appear When youth and years are flown; Such is the robe that kings must wear When death has reft their crown.
Էջ 300 - Which made him bolder and bolder. He had long claws, and in his jaws Four and forty teeth of iron ; With a hide as tough as any buff, Which did him round environ.
Էջ 334 - Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge and broken oath: And give me back my maiden vow, And give me back my troth.
Էջ 177 - He pawned and mortgaged all his land Ere seven years came about, And now at length this wicked act Did by this means come out : The fellow that did take in hand These children for to kill, Was for a robbery judged to die ; Such was God's blessed will.