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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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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1844
...Erie Percy took his way ; The child may rue that is unborne, The hunting of that day. The stout Erie of Northumberland A vow to God did make, His pleasure in the Scottish woods Tbree summers days to take ; The cheefest harts in Chevy-Chace To kill and beare away. These tydings...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...child may rue that is unborne, The hunting of that day. The stout Erle of Northumberland A vow he once did make, His pleasure in 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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...Chaee, a preserve for game on the Cheviot hills in Northumberland, then within the Scottish boundary. To drive the deer with hound and horn, Earl Percy...child may rue that is unborn, The hunting of that day.1 The stout Earl of Northumberland A vow to God did make, His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three...
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Ballads and Metrical Tales

Ballads, English - 1845 - 242 pages
...child may rue that is unborue, The hunting of that day. The stout Erie of Northumberland A vow he once did make, His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summer days to take ; The cheefest harts in Chevy-Chace To kill and beare away. These tydings to Erie Douglas came, In Scottland...
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The Local Historian's Table Book: Of Remarkable Occurences ..., Volume 8

Ballads, English - 1846
...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 summers days to take ; The cheefest harts in Chevy-chase To kilT and beare away. These tydings to Erle...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott...

Walter Scott - Novelists, English - 1847
...of the gentlemen of the secondary class could not 1 [" To drive the deer with hound and horn, Karl Percy took his way ; The child may rue that is unborn. The hunting of that day."— Ballad of Chevy Chace.} obtain beds, but were obliged to spend the nigbt around the kitchen fire, which...
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The Complete Works of Hannah More, Volume 5

Hannah More - 1847
...drive these ballad-heroes from the stage. " To drive the deer with hound and horn, Earl Percy look his way ; The child 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 Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 184

English essays - 1848
...both these events are blended together. The latter, after the stanza olretdf given, proceeds : — To drive the deer with hound and horn, Earl Percy...child may rue that is unborn The hunting of that day. Lord Percy of Northumberland A vow to God did make, His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summer...
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Loiterings among the lakes of Cumberland and Westmorland, by the author of ...

George Mogridge - Lake region (Cumbria) - 1849 - 208 pages
...pleasure. Almost every young person remembers something of the ballad of Chevy Chase." " Oh yes ! ' To drive the deer with hound and horn, Earl Percy...may rue, that is unborn, The hunting of that day.' I could repeat one half of the whole ballad." " Very likely. Deer are not so plentiful now as they...
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The second Poetical reading book, compiled, with notes, by W. McLeod

Walter McLeod - 1850
...child may rue that is unborne, The hunting of that day. The stout Erle of Northumberland A vow he once did make, His pleasure in 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 Scotland...
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