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Page 21 - THE hosts of Don Rodrigo were scattered in dismay, When lost was the eighth battle, nor heart nor hope had they ; He, when he saw that field was lost, and all his hope was flown, He turned him from his flying host, and took his way alone.
Page 21 - ... where shall I lie ? Last night a hundred pages did serve me on the knee, — To-night not one I call mine own : — not one pertains to me. ' Oh, luckless, luckless was the hour, and cursed was the day, When I was born to have the power of this great signiory ! Unhappy me, that I should see the sun go down to-night ! O Death, why now so slow art thou, why fearest thou to smite ? 'HIS ballad also is quoted in Don Quixote.