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Page lxxxi - The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chaunt it : it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age.
Page lxxxii - He is dead and gone, lady, He is dead and gone, At his head a grass-green turf, At his heels a stone.
Page 59 - And the LORD said unto Moses, The man shall be surely put to death: all the congregation shall stone him with stones without the camp.
Page 203 - Lay a garland on my hearse, Of the dismal yew; Maidens, willow branches bear; Say I died true: My love was false, but I was firm From my hour of birth. Upon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth!
Page 340 - Then leaving life, Earl Percy took The dead man by the hand ; And said, " Earl Douglas, for thy life Would I had lost my land. " O Christ ! my very heart doth bleed With sorrow for thy sake ; For sure, a more redoubted knight Mischance did never take.
Page 338 - Ere thus I will out-braved be, One of us two shall die. I know thee well; an earl thou art, Lord Percy, so am I. " But trust me, Percy, pity it were, And great offence, to kill Any of these our guiltless men, For they have done no ill. "Let thou and I the battle try, And set our men aside."— "Accursed be he," Earl Percy said,
Page lxxxi - When that I was and a little tiny boy, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain; A foolish thing was but a toy, For the rain it raineth every day.
Page 58 - And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day.