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ROBIN HOOD AND GUY OF GISBORNE
Robin hee hyed him to Little John,
He thought to loose him belive; The Sheriffe and all his companye
Fast after him did drive.
' Stand abacke ! stand abacke!' sayd Robin Hood ;
' Why draw you mee soe neere ? Itt was never the use in our countrye,
One's shrift another shold heere.'
But Robin pull'd forth an Irysh kniffe,
And losed John hand and foote, And gave him Sir Guy's bow into his hand,
And bade it be his boote.
Then John he took Guy's bow in his hand, His boltes and arrowes eche one :
When the SherifFe saw Little John bend his bow, He fettled him to be gone.
Towards his house in Nottingham towne
He fled full fast away ; And soe did all his companye :
Not one behind wold stay.
But he cold neither goe soe fast,
Nor away soe fast cold runne, But Little John with an arrowe soe broad,
Did cleave his herte in twinne.