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A Selection Of The Best English Lyric Ballads Chosen & Edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch

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THE DEATH OF ROBIN HOOD
XXIII
' But lay me a green sod under my head
And another at my feet; And lay my bent bow at my side,
Which was my music sweet; And make my grave of gravel and green,
Which is most right and meet.
XXIV
' Let me have length and breadth enough,
And under my head a sod ; That they may say when I am dead,
Here lies bold Robin Hood I'
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