Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

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A LTTELL GESTE OF EOBTN HODE. 75
Good brede and full good wyne;                        us
They ete and dranke therto.
And whan they had dronken well, Ther trouthes togyder they plyght,
That they wolde be with Robyn
That ylke same day at nyght.                         120
They dyde them to the tresure-hous,
As fast as they myght gone; The lockes, that were of good stele,
They brake them everychone.
They toke away the sylver vessell,                    125
And all that they myght get, Peces, masars, and spones
Wolde they non forgete.
Also they toke the gopd pence,
Thre hondred pounde and three,                     130
And dyde them strayt to Robyn Hode,
Under the grene wode tre.
" God the save, my dere mayster,
And Cryst the save and se;" And than sayd Robyn to Lytell Johan, iss
" "Welcome myght thou be ;
" And also be that fayre yemkn Thou bryngest there with the. 121, hyed, C.







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