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Alf The Freebooter

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George Borrow


Excerpts: [... he builds a vessel high,. The trade of pirate he will try. He draws on the sand a circle mark,. And with a bound he gained the bark. Upon ...... to the koggers rows. Well met, ye Courtmen, clad in mail. Unto what haven do ye sail.. Unto that haven we are bound,. Where Alf is likeliest ...... the Second Sir Alf will not stay in Norroway land,. For he passes his time there wearily. ...]
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Child Maidelvold

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Summary: [Child Maidelvold by George Henry Borrow. fingers so tapering she twirled at the pin Child Maidelvold rise and with speed let me in. I ve summoned no one the tribunal before And at night to no one will I open my door. Child Maidelvold rise I beseech in Christ s name I ve spoke to my mother who knows of my shame. Aloft on the gallows she ll hang thee I trow And burn me to ashes the gallows below. O ...]
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Ellen Of Villenskov

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Excerpts: [... the 1913 Thomas J. Wise pamphlet by David Price, email ccx074@ ELLEN OF VILLENSKOV. AND OTHER BALLADS. GEORGE BORROW. LONDON:. PRINTED FOR ...... early toils and late. Out spake the Trolds within the hill:. Who knocks at such a rate.. Then up and spake the youngest Trold,. As emmet small ...... make him suffer shame.. All the Trolds in the hill that were. Wild for the fray upbound. ...]
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Ermeline

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Excerpts: [... lance upraised so haughtily. Sir Thunye rides from Alsey town. On land and main he was, I ween,. A daring knight of high renown. Sir ...... the linden€™s shade,. The gold harp in her hand was seen:. €œO yonder I spy Sir Thunye ride,. I€™ll ...... bounded he. He went up to the Dwarf€™s daughter,. And took his seat beside her knee. ...]
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Finnish Arts

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Excerpts: [... Thomas J. Wise. Transcribed from the 1913 Thomas J. Wise pamphlet by David Price, email ccx074@ [Picture: Manuscript of Finnish Arts]. FINNISH ...... he'd done. And not alone in his native home, But manhood had he displayed at Rome. He faithfully served the emperor, And hatred to all his foes he ...... with all despatch To seek a maid with his son to match. They travelled wide with ...]
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Grimmer And Kamper

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Excerpts: [... 1913 Thomas J. Wise pamphlet by David Price, email ccx074@ GRIMMER AND KAMPER. THE END OF SIVARD SNARENSWAYNE. AND OTHER BALLADS. GEORGE BORROW. LONDON:. PRINTED ...... dwells in Birting€™s land,. For a stalwart kemp he€™s known. Thou shalt wed my daughter, if. Thou ...... can cut. €œI will give to thee a sword. In thy youthful hand to bear. Thou ...]
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Letters To His Mother Ann Borrow

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Excerpts: [... of America by Houghton, Mifflin & Co. for Clement Shorter. LETTERS TO ANN BORROW AND OTHER CORRESPONDENTS. LETTER I. To ANN BORROW. SPAIN, [Post-mark ...... likewise talking of prosecuting me as a Witch, but they have thought better of it. I hear it is very cold in England. Pray take care of yourself. ...... In Welsh it is of frequent occurrence in the shape of ur or gwr-hinur (an ...]
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Letters To His Wife Mary Borrow

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Excerpts: [... and though I am exceedingly tired I hasten to write a line to inform you of my well-being. I am now making for home as fast as possible, and I have ...... Vecchia to Marseilles in France, and from Marseilles to London, in not more than six days' journey. Oh, I shall be so glad to get back to you and my mother ...... down the cliffs, the noise they made was like thunder. I also saw ...]
Genres: [correspondenceDownloads: 145

Romano Lavo Lil romany Dictionary

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George Borrow


Excerpts: [... several vocabularies of various dialects of the Gypsy tongue, made by him in different countries. The most considerable- that of the dialect of the ...... for postpositions, and those prepositions English. The proper way of conjugating verbs is seldom or never observed, and the English method is followed. ...... See Hokta. Chee, a. No, none: chee butsi, no work. See Chi, chichi. ...]
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Romantic Ballads

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George Borrow


Excerpts: [... with my claws of steel. Upon the merman clinging to your keel.. What I conceal'd beneath my girdle bear,. Is thine-irrevocably thine-I swear. Thou ...... it clasp'd the mould, -. Steel clung to silver, iron clung to gold. Then said the angel, with majestic air, -. 'The chain of destiny thou seest ...... feathers it was made,. Which once the roc and ostrich had array'd. He wishes ...]
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The Brother Avenged

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Excerpts: [... in the United States of America by Houghton Mifflin & Co. for Clement Shorter THE BROTHER AVENGED. I stood before my master€™s ...... him. And when I came to the noisy hall. Where the Kemps carouse were keeping,. O then I saw my mother dear. O€™er the corse of ...... nothing for me but to hasten and flee,. And myself €™mong the woods to bury. And ...]
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The Dalby Bear

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Summary: [The Dalby Bear by George Henry Borrow. The peasants are in deep distress The laidly bear should them oppress. Their heads together at length they lay How they the bear might seize and slay. They drove their porkers through the wood The bear turn d round as he lay at food. Outspoke as best he could the bear What kind of guests approach my lair Uprose the bear amain from his food A christian man ...]
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The Expedition To Birting Land

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Excerpts: [... Clement Shorter THE EXPEDITION TO BIRTING€™S LAND. The King he o€™er the castle rules,. He rules o€™er all ...... Ifald call€™d, a king is he,. In Birting€™s land afar. And he has fellows following him. With savage ...... to me, thou little foot page,. On my errand thee I€™ll send. Unto the King of Brattingsborg,. To whom ...]
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The Fountain Of Maribo

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Excerpts: [... United States of America by Houghton Mifflin & Co. for Clement Shorter THE FOUNTAIN OF MARIBO. THE QUEEN AND THE ALGREVE. The Algreve {7} he ...... speak not, Queen, in such wild style,. The long night all-. Thou know'st not who may list the while,. I'm passion's thrall She fondly thought ...... address'd,. The long night all-. To come to me the Queen request,. I'm passion's thrall ...]
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The Giant Of Bern And Orm Ungerswayne A Ballad

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Excerpts: [... Ballad. Author: Anonymous. Editor: Thomas J. Wise. Transcribed from the 1913 Thomas J. Wise pamphlet by David Price, email ccx074@ THE ...... FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION. 1913. THE GIANT OF BERN. AND ORM UNGERSWAYNE. It was the lofty Jutt of Bern. O'er all the walls he grew. He was ...... Monarch of the Danes. Thou shalt to me thy daughter give,. And the half of thy domains. Thou shalt ...]
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The Mermaid Prophecy

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Excerpts: [... FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION. 1913. SONGS RELATING TO QUEEN DAGMAR. I. KING VALDEMAR'S WOOING. Valdemar King and Sir Strange bold. At table sat one ...... the sea shore wends,. And him King Valdemar himself. With nobles many attends. And they sailed over the briny wave,. They sailed for sennights ...... your daughter he would mate.. Take napkins, Sirs, and water take,. Sit down at our ...]
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The Pocket George Borrow

  [english | 1912]  

George Borrow


Summary: [The Pocket George Borrow by George Borrow. According to Wikipedia George Henry Borrow 5 July 1803 - 26 July 1881 was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his own experiences around Europe. Over the course of his wanderings he developed a close affinity with the Romani people of Europe and they figure prominently in his work. His best known book is The Bible in Spain with an ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 339

The Return Of The Dead

  [english | 1913]  

George Borrow


Summary: [The isolated little group they found were doing fine-- but their religion was most strange--and yet quite logical!]
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