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BLACK SIR HARRY.*
(SYR HARRI DDU.>
2. Ay! though when he proudly went past, Sparkled many a lady's eye,
Through that starry shower,
To his dear one's bower He but made the fonder haste. Long the bard shall sing the praises of his fame, And in deathless verse preserve his noble name: Black Sir Harry, with the dark and sparkling eye, Like our song shall never die!
* Syr Harri Ddu was a man of swarthy complexion, Gothic Hall at Lleweny, where he was dressed in a suit Thomas Salisbury of Lleweny, Denbighshire. There is a about 1500.
2. Mewn llawzr llyst gan faint ei swyn, Ocheneidiai'r merched mwyn; Gydag iaith y galon Canal iyw gariadon Odlau serch mewn llawey llwyn. A wen bey y bardd a fythol gdn ei glod, Ac mewn didranc gerdd ei enw byth gaifffod ; Bydd Syr Harri gydaW llygaid llawn 0 dan, Yn anfarwol fel ein can,
as represented in his picture which formerly hung in the old of black armour. This Henry Salisbury w is brother to Sir n Ode addressed to him by the bard Lewys Mon, who lived
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