Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 1 of 8 from 1860 edition

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38 THE MARRIAGE OF SIR GAWAINE.
" Come Msse her, brother Kay," then said Sir
Gawaine, " And amend the of thy liffe ;
I sweare this is the same lady
That I marryed to my wiffe."
Sir Kay kissed that lady bright,                       "=»
Standing vpon his ffeete ;
He swore, as he was trew knight,
The spice was neuer soe sweete.
" "Well, cozen Gawaine," sayes Sir Kay,
" Thy chance is fallen arright;                              193
For thou hast gotten one of the fairest maids,
I euer saw with my sight."
" It is my fortune," said Sir Gawaine ; " For my vnckle Arthurs sake,
I am glad as grasse wold be of raine,               200
Great joy that I may take."
Sir Gawaine tooke the lady by the one arme1,
Sir Kay tooke her by the tother ;
They led her straight to King Arthur,
As they were brother and brother.                   205
King Arthur welcomed them there all, And soe did lady Geneuer, his queene; With all the knights of the Round Table, Most seemly to be seene.







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