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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 Works of Donald G. Mitchell: English lands, letters and kings, from Celt ...

Donald Grant Mitchell - 1907
...hunting which "Once there did, in Chevy Chase befaL" "To drive the deare with hounde and home Erie Percy took his way; The child may rue, that is unborn The hunting of that day." Hereabout, too, belongs in all probability the early English shaping of the jingling history of the...
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A Book of Poetry Illustrative of English History, Page 1

G. Dowse - English poetry - 1908
...once there did In Chevy Chase befall. To drive the deer, with hound and horn, 5 Earl Percy took the way ; The child may rue, that is unborn, The hunting...stout Earl of Northumberland A vow to God did make, 10 His pleasure in the Scottish woods, Three summer days to take ; The chiefest harts in Chevy Chase,...
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The Treasure Book of Verse: Being a Reissue of Poetry for Home and School

Anna Callender Brackett - American poetry - 1909 - 320 pages
...ravens. Thomas Campbell. CHEVY-CHASE. God prosper long our noble king, Our lives and safeties all ; To drive the deer with hound and horn Earl Percy took...Three summer days to take — The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away ; These tidings to Earl Douglas came In Scotland, where he lay ;...
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English and Scottish Popular Ballads

William Allan Neilson - Ballads, English - 1909 - 187 pages
...Pearcy took the way : The child may rue that is vnborne the hunting of that day ! 3. The stout Erle of Northumberland a vow to God did make His pleasure in the Scottish woods three somwiers days to take, 4. The cheefest harts in Cheuy C[h]ase to kill and beare away : These tydings...
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 40

English poetry - 1910
...the way: The child may rue that is vnborne the hunting of that dayl "Fellow. Lives. The stout Erie of Northumberland a vow to God did make His pleasure in the Scottish woods three somwiers days to take, The cheefest harts in Cheuy C[h]ase to kill and beare away : These tydings to...
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The True Daniel Webster

Sydney George Fisher - Legislators - 1911 - 516 pages
...simplicity of the narrative will delight us forever. " To drive the deere with hound and home Erie Percy took his way. The child may rue that is unborn The hunting of that day." Then that archer who had a " bow bent in his hand made of a trusty tree " — was there ever a more...
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Poems of patriotism, history and legend

Poetry - 1912
...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...woods Three summer days to take; The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away. These tidings to Earl Douglas came, In Scotland where he lay; Who...
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Oral English ...

Clara Beverley - English langaguage - 1914
...dayes three, In the mauger of doughte Douglas, And all that ever with him be," and "The stout Erie of Northumberland A vow to God did make, His pleasure...the Scottish woods Three summer days to take." The rich field of the older English poetry, outside of Shakespeare, need not be entirely neglected because...
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...Our lives and safeties all; A woful hunting once there did To drive the deer with hound and horn Ear! and weep for their sins; They do not make me sick discussing their Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away. These tidings to Earl Douglas came, In Scotland where he lay; Who...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 4

Charles Herbert Sylvester - Children's literature - 1922
...our noble king, Our lives and safeties all; A wof ul hunting once there did In Chevy-Chase befall. To drive the deer with hound and horn Earl Percy took...Three summer days to take,— The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away. These tidings to Earl Dooglas came, In Scotland where he lay; Who...
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