Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 5 of 8 from 1860 edition - online book

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" Soon granted, soon granted," says master sheriff,
" Soon granted unto thee ; And you shalt have all their gay cloathing,
Aye, and all their white money.                         
"01 will have none of their gay cloathing,
Nor none of their white money, But I'll have three blasts on my bugle-horn,
That their souls to heaven may flee."
Then Robin Hood mounted the gallows so high, cs
Where he blew loud and shrill, Till an hundred and ten of Robin Hoods men
Came marching down the green hill.
" Whose men are these ? " says master sheriff, " Whose men are they ? come tell unto me:" ro
" O they are mine, but none of thine, And are come for the squires all three."
" 0 take them, 0 take them," says great master sheriff,
" O take them along with thee ; For there's never a man in fair Nottingham "
Can do the like of thee.
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