Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

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EOBYN AND GANDELYN.                   41
" Be war the, war the, Gandeleyn,
Herof thu gyst plente." ' " Euere on for an other," seyde Gandeleyn, «
" Mysaunter haue he xal fle."
" Qwerat xal our marke be ? "
Seyde Gandeleyn : " Eueryche at otheris herte,"
Seyde "Wrennok ageyn.                                     
" Ho xal zeue the ferste schote ? "
Seyde Gandeleyn: " And I xal zeue the on beforn,"
Seyd "YVrennok ageyn.
Wrennok schette a ful good schote,                     m
And he schet not too hye ; Throw the sanchothis of his bryk,
It towchyd neyther thye.
" Now hast thu zouyn me on beforn,"
Al thus to Wrennok seyde he,                          «>
" And throw the myzt of our lady A bettere I xal zeue the."
Gandeleyn bent his goode bowe,
And set therin a flo, He schet throw his grene certyl,                          «
His herte he clef on too. 61, MS. thu.