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80 A LYTELL GESTE OP EOBTN HODE.
Thou shalt never awayte me scathe,                  kw
By water ne by londe ;
" And if thou fynde ony of my men,
By nyght or by day, Upon thyne othe thou shalt swere
To helpe them that thou may."                        »'
Now hathe the sheryf iswore his othe,
And home he began to gone; He was as full of grene wode
As ever was hepe of stone.                >
THE FOURTH FYTTE.
The sheryf dwelled in Notynghame,
He was fayne that he was gone, And Robyn and his mery men
"Went to wode anone.
" Go we to dyner," sayd Lytell Johan ;               s
Robyn Hode sayd, " Nay; For I drede our lady be wroth with me,
For she sent me not my pay."
" Have no dout, mayster," sayd Lytell Johan, " Tet is not the sonne at rest;                           10
For I dare saye, and saufly swere, The knyght is trewe and trust." 241, have, R. hathe, Ch. & M,







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