Cover of A Bundle Of Ballads

A Bundle Of Ballads

Auhtor: Henry Morley

Language: english
Published: 1891

Genres:

poetry
Downloads: 126
eBook size: 364Kb

Review by M. Erb, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
Please check the copyright status in your country.

Summary of the Book 'A Bundle Of Ballads':

Xenophon (Ancient Greek ??????? Xenoph?n Modern Greek ??????? Ksenofon ?????????? Ksenofontas c. 430 - 354 BC) son of Gryllus of the deme Erchia of Athens also known as Xenophon of Athens was a Greek historian soldier mercenary and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times the 4th century BC preserving the sayings of Socrates and descriptions of life in ancient Greece and the Persian Empire.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Bundle Of Ballads':


... - lenda, to land lendir saman, come close together. Lere: learn, teach. First English - laeran. See Robin Hood -. this lesson shall we lere. Lere: ...
... willow, willow, willow. Of all that do know her, to blaze her untrue. O willow, willow, willow. O willow, willow, willow. Sing, O the green ...
... let them stand till they down fa',. Mither, mither:. I'll let them stand till they down fa',. For here never mair maun I be, O.-. And ...
... or any knight,. Bring him to lodge to me,. His dinner shall be dight.. They went unto the Sa-yl-es,. These yeomen all three,. They ...
... give a thousand more,. Yet were thou never the nere. Shall there never be mine heir,. Abb-ot, just-ice, ne frere.. He stert him to a board ...
... ye get leave of him,. The better may it be.. The sher-iff gat Little John. Twelve months of the knight,. Theref-ore he gave him right ...
... body therein. Robin commanded his wight young men,. Under the green wood tree,. They shall lie in that same sort,. That the sheriff might them ...
... need driveth thee to green wood. I pray thee, sir knight, tell me. And welcome be thou, gentle knight,. Why hast thou be so long.. For ...
... man-y a side. The outlaw-es shot was so strong,. That no man might them drive,. And the proud sherif-es men. They fled away full blive. Robin ...
... mote thou be. Now shalt thou see what life we lead,. Or thou henn-es wend,. Then thou may inform our king,. When ye together ...
... cast away their gray. Now we shall to Nottingham,. All thus our king gan say. Their bows they bent and forth they went,. Shooting ...
... stole them, quoth our king,. I tell you, sir, by the rood.-. Then thou playest, as many an unthrift doth,. And standest in midst of thy ...
... her head,. She wept and kissed her children twain,. Said, Bairns, we been but dead.. The Gordon then his bugle blew,. And said, Awa', awa'. This ...
... look they did not cry:. And two long miles he led them on,. While they for food complain:. Stay here, quoth he, I'll bring you bread,. When ...
... and have it well known,. The gold that you drop shall all be your own.. With that they repli-ed, Contented be we.. Then here's, quoth the ...
... he made their bold enemies flee. At length in the battle on Evesham plain,. The barons were routed, and Montfort was slain. Most fatal that ...
... by the craigs o' Bernie. There I spied a ship on the sea,. And the skipper o' her was Charlie. O'er the water, and o'er the sea,. O'er the water ...
... your patriot friends you see,. Think on vengeance for my ruin,. And for England shamed in me.. JEMMY DAWSON. Come listen to my mournful ...
... give up their dead. To haunt the faithless swain. Bethink thee, William, of thy fault,. Thy pledge and broken oath:. And give me back my maiden ...
... mair, Jeanie, said he wi' a groan,. I'm no worth your sorrow-the truth maun be known. Send round for your neighbours, my hour it draws near,. And ...