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Allen-a-Dale angels answer baby bear Beneath better bird bless blow bold bread bright brings brown busy child clear close comes cried dark dear DEATH Duck eyes F. T. Merrill face fair fairy Father Father William feet flowers Garrett and Merrill give glen grandmother GRAVES green hand hath haunted spring head hear heard heart heaven hens hill horse hunter Inchcape Rock JOHN GILPIN keep kind lamb little boy live looked Mabel MARCH mind moon morning mother nest never night Nose passed play pray prayer Quoth Robin Robin Hood rock Rose round side sing sleep soon sound spring stood stopped stream strong summer sweet tell thee thing thou thought Three Bells tree turned wild wind wish wood young youth
Page 230 - Said Gilpin — So am I ! But yet his horse was not a whit Inclined to tarry there ; For why ? — his owner had a house Full ten miles off, at Ware. So like an arrow swift he flew, Shot by an archer strong ; So did he fly — which brings me to The middle of my song. Away went Gilpin out of breath, And sore against his will, Till at his friend the calender's His horse at last stood still.
Page 228 - Away went hat and wig; He little dreamt, when he set out, Of running such a rig. The wind did blow, the cloak did fly, Like streamer long and gay, Till, loop and button failing both, At last it flew away. Then might all people well discern The bottles he had slung; A bottle swinging at each side, As hath been said or sung. The dogs did bark, the children screamed, Up flew the windows all; And every soul cried out, Well done!
Page 153 - What does little birdie say In her nest at peep of day ? Let me fly, says little birdie, Mother, let me fly away. Birdie, rest a little longer, Till the little wings are stronger. So she rests a little longer, Then she flies away. What does little baby say, In her bed at peep of day ? Baby says, like little birdie, Let me rise and fly away.
Page 240 - Under the greenwood tree, Who loves to lie with me, And tune his merry note Unto the sweet bird's throat, Come hither, come hither, come hither; Here shall he see No enemy But winter and rough weather.
Page 139 - the breakers roar? For methinks, we should be near the shore." "Now where we are I cannot tell, But I wish I could hear the Inchcape Bell.
Page 229 - Stop, stop, John Gilpin ! — Here's the house " They all at once did cry; "The dinner waits, and we. are tired!
Page 225 - O'erjoyed was he to find, That, though on pleasure she was bent, She had a frugal mind. The morning came, the chaise was brought, But yet was not allowed To drive up to the door, lest all Should say that she was proud.
Page 200 - The sea, the blue lone sea hath one, He lies where pearls lie deep, He was the loved of all, yet none O'er his low bed may weep.
Page 133 - On the whole it appears, and my argument shows With a reasoning the court will never condemn, That the spectacles plainly were made for the Nose, And the Nose was as plainly intended for them.