Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 6 of 8 from 1860 edition - online book

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THE OUTLAW MURRAY.                    25
Baith dae and rae, and harte and hinde, And of a' wilde bestis great plentie;
He heard the bows that bauldly ring, And arrows whidderan' hym near bi.
Of that feir castell he got a sight;                          es
The like he neir saw wi' his ee ! On the fore front o' that castell feir,
Twa unicorns were gaye to see ; The picture of a knight, and ladye bright,
And the grene hollin abune their brie.             w
Thereat he spyed five hundred men, Shuting with bows on Newark Lee ;
They were a' in ae livery clad,
O' the Lincome grene sae gaye to see.
His men were a' clad in the grene,                        is
The knight was armed capapie, With a bended bow, on a milk-white steed,
And I wot they rank'd right bonnilie: Thereby Boyd kend he was master man,
And served him in his ain degre.                       so
63, Scott, bhios: Aytoun, bows.
a steep descent on the south side of Minch-moor, which separates Tweeddale from Ettrick Forest; and from the top of which we have the first view of the woods of Hanging-shaw, the Castle of Newark, and the romantic dale of YaiTow.S.