Boy kings and girl queens

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F.A. Stokes company, 1915 - Kings and rulers - 384 pages
 

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Page 186 - He pawned and mortgaged all his land Ere seven years came about, And now at length this wicked act Did by this means come out...
Page 182 - And both possest one grave. No love between these two was lost, Each was to other kind ; In love they lived, in love they died, And left two babes behind. The one a fine and pretty boy Not passing three years old, The other a girl more young than he, And framed in beauty's mould.
Page 39 - O here am I, a sailor gude, To take the helm in hand, Till you go up to the tall top-mast ; But I fear you'll ne'er spy land.
Page 182 - In time brought forth to light. A gentleman of" good account In Norfolk dwelt of late, Who did in honour far surmount Most men of his estate.
Page 184 - God never prosper me nor mine, Nor aught else that I have, If I do wrong your children dear, When you are laid in grave.
Page 40 - A' for the sake of their true loves, For them they'll see nae mair. O lang lang may the ladyes sit, Wi' their fans into their hand, Before they see Sir Patrick Spens Come sailing to the strand ! And lang lang may the maidens sit, Wi' their goud kaims in their hair, A' waiting for their ain dear loves, For them they'll see nae mair.
Page 39 - They had not sailed a league, a league, A league but barely three, Until she espied his cloven foot, And she wept right bitterlie. " O hold your tongue of your weeping...
Page 38 - Sir Patrick Spens is the best sail-or That ever sailed the sea." Our king has written a braid letter, And sealed it with his hand; And sent it to Sir Patrick Spens, Was walking on the sand. "To Noroway, to Noroway, To Noroway o'er the faem; The king's daughter of Noroway, Tis thou maun bring her hame.
Page 38 - The first word that Sir Patrick read, Sae loud loud laughed he; The neist word that Sir Patrick read, The tear blinded his e'e. " O wha is this has done this deed, And tauld the king o' me, To send us out, at this time of the year, To sail upon the sea?
Page 186 - You that executors be made, And overseers eke Of children that be fatherless, And infants mild and meek ; Take you example by this thing, And yield to each his right, Lest God with such like miserye Your wicked minds requite.

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