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" For Witherington needs must I wail As one in doleful dumps ; For when his legs were smitten off, He fought upon his stumps. "
The Eton miscellany, by Bartholomew Bouverie - Page 146
by Eton miscellany - 1827
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Poetic treasures: or, Passages from the poets

Passages, John Allen Giles - English poetry - 1881 - 746 pages
...was slain, Whose prowess did surmount. For Witherington needs must I wail, As one in doleful dumps : For when his legs were smitten off, He fought upon his stumps. And with earl Douglas there was slain Sir Hugh Montgomery ; Sir Charles Murray, that from the field...
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Old favourites from the elder poets, with a few newer friends, a selection ...

Old favourites, Matilda Sharpe - 1881 - 438 pages
...evening-bell The battle scarce was done. For Witherington needs must I wail, As one in doleful dumps ; For when his legs were smitten off, He fought upon his stumps. Of twenty hundred Scottish spears, Scarce fifty-five did flee . . . Of fifteen hundred Englishmen,...
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Harper's Cyclopędia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1881 - 1000 pages
...was slain, Whose prowess did surmount. For Witheringtou needs must I wail, As one in doleful dumps; For when his legs were smitten off, He fought upon his stumps. And with Earl Douglas there were slain Sir Hugh Montgomery ; Sir Charles Carrel, that from the field...
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Historical ballads, ed. and annotated by C.M. Yonge, arranged to ..., Volume 2

Historical ballads - 1882 - 296 pages
...evening bell The battle scarce was done. Of Witherington I needs must wail As one in doleful dumps, For when his legs were smitten off He fought upon his stumps. Of fifteen hundred Englishmen Went home but fifty-three, The rest were slain in Chevy-Chase Under the...
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Hayti

Sir Spenser St. John - Haiti - 1884 - 390 pages
...ceux qui etaient tombes," &c., &c. " For Witherington needs must I wayle, As one in doleful dumpa, For when his legs were smitten off, He fought upon his stumps." M. Madjou is a. mulatto, who has played a prominent part in the history of his country, and his leanings...
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Northern Garlands: A Collection of Songs

Joseph Ritson - Ballads, English - 1887 - 272 pages
...was slain, Whose prowess did surmount. For Witherington needs must I wail, As one in doleful dumps; For when his legs were smitten off, He fought upon his stumps. And with earl Douglas there was slain Sir Hugh Montgomery, Sir Charles Currel, that from the field...
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The Mystery Solved: Facts Relating to the "Lawrence-Townely," "Chase-Townely ...

Frank Alden Hill - 1888 - 106 pages
...of " Chevy Chase, of whom was sung : " ' My heart is woe for Widdrington, As one in doleful dumps ; For when his legs were smitten off, He fought upon his stumps.' " The Widdrington Estate included many mining properties " in Durham County near to New-Castle-upon-Tyne....
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Auld Scots Ballants

Robert Ford - Ballads, English - 1889 - 312 pages
...slain, Whose prowess did surmount. For Witherington I needs must wail, As one in doleful dumps — For when his legs were smitten off, He fought upon his stumps. And with Earl Douglas there was slain, Sir Hugh Montgomery ; Sir Charles Murray, that from the field...
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The Heart of Oak Books, Book 4

Charles Eliot Norton, Kate Stephens, George Henry Browne - Literature - 1895 - 328 pages
...was slain, Whose prowess did surmount. For Witherington needs must I wail As one in doleful dumps. For when his legs were smitten off, He fought upon his stumps. And with Earl Douglas there was slain Sir Hugh Montgomery, And Sir Charles Morrell, that from field...
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Lancashire Poets: And Other Literary Sketches ; in a Series of Lectures (Dec ...

Thomas Costley - English literature - 1897 - 402 pages
...of whom it has been said by the poet: "For Widdrington I needs must wail, As one in doleful dumps; For, when his legs were smitten off, He fought upon his stumps." tx. I don't doubt If the occasion had arisen many of our almost forgotten worthies wonld have done...
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