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" Itt hath been alwayes true to the weare, But now it is not worth a groat ; I have had it four and forty yeere... "
The Poetical Works of John Skelton - Page 100
by John Skelton - 1856 - 453 pages
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Music - 1765
...to goe foe fine, Then take thine old cloake about thee. Hi. My cloake it was a very good cloake, 25 Itt hath been alwayes true to the weare, But now it...is not worth a groat; I have had it four and forty yeare : Sometime it was of cloth in graine, Tis now but a figh-clout as you may fee, 30 'It will neither...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1765
...goe foe fine, Then take thine old cloake about thee. HE. My cloake it was a very good cloake, 2Itt hath been alwayes true to the weare, But now it is not worth a groat ; I have had it four and forty yeare : Sometime it was of cloth in graine, 'Tis now but a figh-clout as you may fee, 30 'It will neither...
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The Beauties of Ancient Poetry: Intended as a Companion to The Beauties of ...

English poetry (Collections) - 1794 - 204 pages
...It is not for us to goe foe fine, Then take thine old cloake about thee. HE. My cloake it was a very good cloake, Itt hath been alwayes true to the weare, But now it is not worth a groat ; I have had it foure and fortye yeare : Some time it was of cloth in graine, 'Tis now but a figh-clout as you may...
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The beauties of ancient poetry

Beauties - 1794
...foe fine, Then take thine old eloake about thee. HE.. My eloake it was a very good eloake, Itthath been alwayes true to the weare, But now it is not worth a groat ; I have had it foure and fortye yeare : Some time it was of eloth in graine, 'Tis now but a figh-elout as you may...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812
...cloake about thee. H.. TAKE THY OLD CLOAK ABOUT THEIi HE. I My cloake it was a verry good cloake, 2i Itt hath been alwayes true to the weare, But now it is not worth a groat ; I hare had it four and forty yeere : Sometime itt was of cloth in graine, 'Tis now but a sigh clout as...
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My grandmother's guests and their tales

Henry Slingsby (writer of fiction.) - 1825
...— vol.. i. THE OLD GREY CLOAK. STalr. My cloake it was a very good cloake, Itt hath beene always true to the weare ; But now it is not worth a groat — I have had it four-and-forty yeare. OLD SONG. THE OLD GREY CLOAK. THE bells of the little city of Birling did not...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ballads, songs ...

English poetry - 1839
...the plur. numh. HE. My cloake it was a very good cloake 2a Itt hath heen alwayes true to the neare, But now it is not worth a groat ; I have had it four and forty yeere : Sometime itt was of cloth in graine, "fis now hut a sigh clout as you may see, 50 It will neither...
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The poetical works of John Skelton: with notes, and some account ..., Volume 2

John Skelton - 1843
...note in Drayton's Polyolbion, Song 25. p. 111. ed. 1622. — Compare a celebrated ballad ; " My cloahe it was a verry good cloake, Itt hath been alwayes...worth a groat ; I have had it four and forty yeere." Tahe thy old cloah about thee, — Percy's Rel. of AEP i. 206. ed. 1794. Page 97. v. 63. wall] ie wool,...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1844
...husband, couucell take of mee, It is not for us to go soe fine, Man, take thine old cloake about thee. HE. My cloake it was a verry good cloake, Itt hath been...worth a groat ; I have had it four and forty yeere : Sometime itt was of cloth in graine, 'Tis now but a sigh clout as you may see, It will neither hold...
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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volume 24

Languages, Modern - 1858
...to go soe fine, Then take thine old cloake about thee. He. Mv cloake it was a very good cloake, lit hath been alwayes true to the weare, But now it is not worth a groat, I have hnd it four and forty yeare: Sometime it was of cloth in graine, 'T is now but a sigh clout as you...
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