Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

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The Earle Mourton told the Douglas then,' " Take heede you do not offend the king ; But shew yourselves like honest men
Obediently in everything; >                                     wo
For his godmother will not see Her noble child misus'd to be
With any woe ; 'for if it be so, She will make,'' &c.
God graunt all subjects may be true,                        ios
In England, Scotland, every where, That no such daunger may ensue,
To put the prince or state in feare: That God, the highest king, may see Obedience as it ought to be.                                          no
In wealth or woe, God graunt it be so, To avoide the sorrowful heigh ho. •
Seligues of Ancient English Poetry, ii. 230.
"In the year 1584, the Spaniards, under the com­mand of Alexander Farnese, Prince of Parma, began to gain great advantages in Flanders and Brabant, by recovering many strongholds and cities from the
' 101. Queen Elizabeth.

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