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" In behint yon auld fail dyke I wot there lies a new-slain Knight; And naebody kens that he lies there, But his hawk, his hound, and lady fair. ' His hound is to the hunting gane, His hawk to fetch the wild-fowl hame,. His lady's... "
Every Saturday: A Journal of Choice Reading - Page 18
1867
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1806
...leman. Ancient Songt, 1798, p. 155. I have seen a copy of this dirge much modernized. THE TWA CORBIES. As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane; The tane unto the t'other say, " Where sall we gang and dine to-day ?" " In behint yon auld fail *...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: consisting of historical and romantic ...

Scottish border - 1812
...Ancient Songs, 179C, p. 155. I hare seen a copy of this dirge much modernized. 215 THE TWA CORBIES. As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the t'other say, *' Where sall we gang and dine to-day ?" " In he-hint yon auld fail*...
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The Songs of Greece: From the Romaic Text

English poetry - 1825 - 313 pages
...Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border," birds make a still more prominent figure in " The Twa Corbies :" As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane, The tane unto the t' other say, " Where shall we gang, and dine to day ?" " In behint yon auld fail...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...lemon." Ancient Bangi, 1792, p. 165. t have seen a copy of this dirge much modernized. THE TWA CORBIES.* As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the t'other say, " Where sail we gang and dine to-day."— "In behint yon auld failt...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: First Series, Containing Minstrelsy ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1838 - 532 pages
...or Irick necessary to open the door ; from enyine. ll'anc— A number of people. THE TWA CORBIES.' As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane; The tane unto the t'other say, "Where sail we gang and dine to-day?"— "In behint yon auld fail •...
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The Lost Evidence

Hannah D. Burdon - 1838
...shadows of the houses, to await the coming of Witherinjjton near the corner of the bridge. CHAPTER V. As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane. The tane unto the t'other say, " Where sail we gang and dine to day ?" " In behint yon auld fail dyke,...
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English and Scottish Ballads, Volume 3

Francis James Child - Ballads, English - 1857
...Border, ii. 359. It was communicated to Scott by Mr. Sharpe, as written down, from tradition, by a lady. As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the t'other say, " Where sall we gang and dine to-day ? " — " In behint yon auld...
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English and Scottish ballads, selected and ed. by F.J. Child, Volume 3

Francis James Child - 1857
...Border, ii. 359. It was communicated to Scott by Mr. Sharpe, as written down, from tradition, by a lady. As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the t'other say, " Where sall we gang and dine to-day ? " — " In behint yon auld...
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English and Scottish Ballads: Book IV. Tragic Ballads (pt. 11-32). Book V ...

Francis James Child - Ballads, English - 1857
...Border, ii. 359. It was communicated to Scott by Mr. Sharpe, as written down, from tradition, by a lady. As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane ; The tane unto the t'other say, "Where sail we gang and dine to-day?" — " In behint yon auld fail...
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The Ballads of Scotland, Volume 2

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - Ballads, Scots - 1858
...English version of the same, under the title of " The Three Raveus," has been published by Ritson. AS I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a maen ; The tane into the t'other did say, " Whanr shall we gang and dine the day 1 " " 0 doun beside...
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