Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

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32           EOBIN HOOD AND THE POTTEE.
" Now ye be com horn to Notynggam,
Ye schall haffe god ynowe;" Now speke we of Eoben Hode,
And of the pottyr onder the grene bowhe. 310
" Potter, what was they pottys worthe To Notynggam that y ledde with me ? "
" They wer worth two nobellys," seyd he, " So mot y treyffe or the ;
So cowde y had for tham,                                     313
And y had ther be."
" Thow schalt hafe ten ponde," seyde Eoben,
" Of money feyr and fre ; And yever whan thou comest to grene wod,
Wellcom, potter to me."                                    sao
Thes partyd Eobyn, the screfFe, and the potter,
Ondernethe the grene-wod tre ; God hafFe mersey on Eobyn Ilodys solle,.
And saffe all god yemanrey !
MS. 310, bowhes. 316, be ther.







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