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" GOD prosper long our noble king, Our lives and safeties all ; A woful hunting once there did In Chevy-Chase befall. To drive the deer with hound and horn Earl Percy took his way ; The child may rue that is unborn The hunting of that day. "
Old Nursery songs, stories, and ballads - Page 3
by Old nursery songs - 1869
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The Rod and the Gun: Being Two Treatises on Angling and Shooting

James Wilson - Fishes - 1840 - 468 pages
...Horn, Earl Piercy took his Way; The Child may rue that was unborn, The Hunting of that Day. The stunt Earl of Northumberland, A Vow to God did make, His Pleasure in the Scottish Woods, Three Summer's Days to lahe. With fifteen Hundred Bowmen bold, All chosen Men of Might, Who knew full well...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...following quotations. What can be greater than either the thought or the expression in that stanza, 1 he world with their contests and disputes, I reflect...astonishment on the little competitions, factions, I' This way of considering the misfortunes which this battle would bring upon posterity, not only on...
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The Shooter's Hand-book: Being the Treatise on Shooting from "The Rod and ...

James Wilson - Hunting - 1842 - 163 pages
...: — To drive the Deer with Hound and Horn, Earl Piercy took his Way ; The Child may rue that was unborn, The Hunting of that Day. The stout Earl of Northumberland, A Vow to God did make, ffis Pleasure in the Scottish Woods, Three Summer's Days to take. With fifteen Hundred Bowmen bold,...
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Selections from the Early Ballad Poetry of England and Scotland

Richard John King - Ballads, English - 1842 - 291 pages
...Erle Percy took his way, The child may rue that is unborne The hunting of that day. The stout Erle of Northumberland, A vow to God did make, His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summer clays to take. The cheefest harts in Chevy-chase To kill and beare away, These tydings to Erle Douglas...
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Works, Complete, Volume 5

Hannah More - 1843
...and queens ; Resolved, in pity to this polished age, To drive these ballad-heroes from the stage. " To drive the deer with hound and horn, Earl Percy...may rue, that is unborn, The hunting of that day." A pretty basis, truly, for a modern play ! What ! shall a scribbling, senseless woman dare To your...
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The Ancient and Modern Ballads of Chevy Chase

Sir Henry Cole - Archers - 1844 - 56 pages
...; A woeful hunting once there did In Chevy- Chase befall : To drive the deer with hound and horn, 5 Earl Percy took his way, The child may rue that is...stout Earl of Northumberland A vow to God did make, 10 His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summer's days to take ; The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase...
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Zoological sketches, descriptions of one hundred and twenty animals [signed ...

T B. M - 1844
...mutual feuds which reigned in the families of an English and Scottish nobleman, Percy and Douglas. " To drive the deer with hound and horn Earl Percy took...child may rue that is unborn The hunting of that day I1' From very early periods of the history of England, the Stag has been the favourite object of the...
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The Book of British Ballads

Samuel Carter Hall - Ballads, English - 1844 - 152 pages
...Erle Percy took his way ; The child may rue that is unborne, The hunting of that day. The stout Erle of Northumberland A vow to God did make, His pleasure...the Scottish woods Three summer days to take ; The cheefest harts in Chevy-Chace To kill and beare away. These tydings to Erle Douglas came, In Scottland...
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The Rod and the Gun: Being Two Treatises on Angling and Shooting

James Wilson - Fishes - 1844 - 460 pages
...the opening stanzas of the famous ballad of that name, was an expedition of this description ; — To drive the Deer with Hound and Horn, Earl Percy took his Way ; The Child may rue that was unborn, The Hunting of that Day. The stout Earl of Northumberland, A Vow to God did make, His Pleasure...
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The Local Historian's Table Book, of Remarkable Occurences ..., Volume 2

Ballads, English - 1844
...well to append the following observations forwarded to us by our correspondent JH JDixon, esq • " To drive the deer with hound and horn Earl Percy took his way." The old English hound or talbot is described by Whitaker in his History of Manchester as the original breed...
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