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THE HUNTING OF THE CHEVIOT. 33
Then sayd the doughte Doglas
Unto the lord Perse : " To kyll all thes giltles men,                                  ?s
Alas, it wear great pitte !
" But, Perse, thowe art a lord of lande, I am a yerle callyd within my contre;
Let all our men uppone a parti stande, And do the battell off the and of me."             so
" Nowe Cristes cors on his crowne," sayd the lord Perse,
" Whosoever ther-to says nay ; Be my troth, doughtte Doglas," he says,
" Thow shalt never se that day.
" Nethar in Ynglonde, Skottlonde, nar France, &
Nor for no man of a woman born, But, and fortune be my chance,
I dar met him, on man for on."
Then bespayke a squyar off Northombarlonde, Richard Wytharyngton was him nam ;             90
" It shall never be told in Sothe-Ynglonde," he says, " To kyng Herry the fourth for sham.
81. sayd the the.
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