Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

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I wot I schalle theym greve."                          os
" I make a vow," quod Haukyn, " May I mete with Daukyn, Ffor alle his rich kyn,
His flayle I shalle hym reve." " I make a vow," quod Gregge, " Tib, [son] thu shal se                                                                           100
Which of alle the bachelery grauntid is the
gre. I shalle skomfet hem alle, for the luf of the, In what place that I come, thei shall have dout of me. Ffor I am armyd at the fole ; In myn armys I ber well                                      ids
A doz troz and a pele, A sadull withowt panele, With a flece of wole."
" Now go down," quod Dudman, " and bere me
bet abowte: I make a vow thei shall abye that I fynde owte. no
104-108. Here stand vs. 113-117 in MS. Harl.
109-117. This stanza is written as follows in MS. Harl.: " I vow to God," quoth Hawkyn, " Yf he have the gowt, Al that I fynde in the felde thrustand here aboute, Have I twyes or thryes redyn thrugh the route, In yeh a stede ther thay me se, of me thay schal have doute. When I begyn to play,
I make a vowe that I ne schal],
But yf Tybbe wyl me call,
Or I be thryes don fall, Byzt onys com away.