Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 7 of 8 from 1860 edition - online book

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And sum they had in armys, That were febull wreches,                                      sos
And sum on whelebarowes, And sum on criches.
They gedurt Perkyn aboute on every side,
Arid graunt hym ther the gre, the more was his
pride. "Tib and he with gret myrth hamward can ride,                                                                              210
And were al nyzt togedur til the morow tide. And to chirch thay went. So wel his nedis he hase spedde, That dere Tibbe he shall wedde; The chefe men that hir thider ledde                  aa
Were of the turnament.
To that rich fest come mony for the nonys ; Sum come hiphalt, and sum trippande thither on
the stonys ; Sum with a stafFe in his honde, and sum too at
onys ; Of sum were the hedis brokyn, of sum the schulder bonys.                                                  23t
"With sorow come they thidur. Woo was Hawkyn, wo was Harry, Woo was Tomkyn, woo was Tirry,
212. MS. H. And thay ifere assent.
215. MS. H. The prayse-folk that hur led.