Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 7 of 8 from 1860 edition - online book

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Lord Jhonstone and Lorde Maxwell, They to schall be wyth me.
" Swynton, fayre fylde upon your pryde!
To batell make yow bowen,                                  no
Syr Davy Scotte, Syr Walter Stewarde,
Syr Jhon of Agurstone!"
[the second part.]
The Perssy came byfore hys oste,
Wych was ever a gentyll knyght; Upon the Dowglas lowde can he crye,
" I wyll holde that I have hyght.
" For thow haste brente Northumberlonde, s
And done me grete envye ; For thys trespasse thou hast me done,
The tone of us schall dye."
The Dowglas answerde hym agayne
With grete wurds up on hye,                             w
And sayd, " I have twenty agaynst the one,
Byholde, and thow maiste see."
Wyth that the Percye was grevyd sore, For sothe as I yow saye;