Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages, Volume 21

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Page 15 - Glory be to God on high, and on earth peace to men of good will. We praise thee; we bless thee; we adore thee; we glorify thee. We give thee thanks for thy great glory, O Lord God, heavenly king, God the Father almighty.
Page 35 - Says the Shan Van vocht. Then what will the yeomen do? Says the Shan Van vocht; What mil the yeomen do? Says the Shan Van vocht; What should the yeomen do, But throw off the red and blue, And swear that they'll be true To the Shan Van vocht. What should the yeomen do But throw off the red and blue, And swear that they'll be true To the Shan Van vocht. And what colour will they wear? Says the Shan Van vocht; What colour will they wear? Says the Shan Van vocht; What colour should be seen Where our...
Page 60 - Limerick, where, amidst the ringing of all the bells, in honour of the advent, there was ushered in a brother-poet, who must needs pay his personal respects to the author of Marmion.
Page 34 - Shan Van Vocht; The French are on the sea, Says the Shan Van Vocht; Oh ! the French are in the Bay, They'll be here without delay, And the Orange will decay, Says the Shan Van Vocht.
Page 11 - We are here, sixteen sail, great and small, scattered up and down in a noble bay, and so dispersed that there are not two together in any spot, save one, and there they are now so close, that if it blows to-night as it did last night, they will inevitably run foul of each other, unless one of them prefers driving on shore.
Page 34 - Currach of Kildare The boys they will repair, And Lord Edward will be there, Says the Shan Van vocht. Then what will the yeomen do? Says the Shan Van vocht; What will the yeomen do? Says the Shan Van vocht; What should the yeomen do, But throw off the red and blue, And swear that they'll be true To the Shan Van vocht.
Page 60 - O'Kelly, great and good." Sir Walter's five shillings were at once forthcoming ; and the bard, in order that Miss Edgeworth might display equal generosity, pointed out, in a little volume of his works (for which, moreover, we had all to subscribe), this pregnant couplet — " Scott, Morgan, Edgeworth, Byron, prop of Greece, Are characters whose fame not soon will cease.
Page 36 - Where our fathers' homes have been, But their own immortal Green ? Says the Shan Van Vocht. What colour should be seen Where our fathers' homes have been, But their own immortal Green ? Says the Shan Van Vocht. And will Ireland then be free? Says the Shan Van Vocht ; Will Ireland then be free? Says the Shan Van Vocht ; Yes ! Ireland shall be free, From the centre to the sea ; Then hurrah for Liberty ! Says the Shan Van Vocht. Yes ! Ireland shall be free, From the centre to the sea ; Then hurrah for...
Page 34 - Oh! the French are in the Bay, They'll be here by break of day, And the Orange will decay, Says the Shan Van vocht.
Page 34 - And the Orange will decay, Says the Shan Van Vocht. And where will they have their camp? Says the Shan Van Vocht; Where will they have their camp? Says the Shan Van Vocht...

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