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The foldan ftrucke a second ftroke,

That made the bloude to flowe:
All påle and wan was that ladye fayre,

And thrice fhe wept for woe.

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The foldan ftrucke a third fell stroke,

Which brought the knighte on his knee : Sad sorrow pierced that ladyes heart,

And she shriekt loud Ihreikings three.

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The knighte he leapt upon his feete,

All recklesse of the pain :
Quoth hee, But heaven be now my speede,

Or else I shall be laine.

He grasped his sworde with mayne and mighte,
And spying a secrette part,

160 He drave it into the foldan's fyde,

And pierced him to the heart,

Then all the people gave a shoute,

Whan they fawe the foldan falle: The ladye wept, and thanked Christ,

That had reskewed her from thrall,

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And nowe the kinge with all his barons

Rofe uppe from offe his feate,
And downe he stepped into the listes

That curteous knighte to greete.

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But he for payne and lacke of bloude

Was fallen intò a swounde, And there all walteringe in his

gore, Laye lifelesse on the grounde.

Come downe, come downe, my daughter deare, 175

Thou art a leeche of kille ;
Farre lever had I lose halfe my landes,

Than this good knighte fholde spille.

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Downe then steppeth that fayre ladyè,

To helpe him if she maye;
But when she did his beavere raise,
It is my life, my lord, she sayes,

And friekte and swound awayo

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Sir Cauline jufte lifte up his eyes

When he heard his ladye crye,
O ladye, I am thine owne true love,

For thee I wisht to dye.

Then giving her one partinge looke,

He closed his eyes in deathe,
Ere Chriftabelle, ţhat ladye milde,

Begane to drawe her breathe.

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But when she found her comelye knighte

Indeed was dead and gone,

Shee

Shce layde her pale cold cheeke to his,

And thus she made her moane.

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O staye, my deare and onlye lord,

For mee thy faithfulle fęere ;
'Tis meet that I shold followe thee,

Who haft bought my love foe deare,

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Then fayntinge in a deadlye swoune,

And with a deepe-fette fighe,
That burste her gentle hearte in twayne,

Fayre Christabelle did dye.

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Edward, Edward ?
Quhy dois zour brand fae drap wi' bluid ?

And quhy fae fad gang zee, O ?
O, I hae killed my hauke sae guid,

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O, I hae killed my háuke sae guid;

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Zour haukis bluid was nevir fae reid;

: Edward, Edward. Zour haukis bluid was nevir fae reid;

My deir fon I tell thee, O.
O, I hae killed

my
reid-roan steid,

Mither, mither :
O, I hae killed my reid-roan steid,

That erst was sae fair and frie, O.

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Zour steid was auld, and ze hae gat mair,

Edward, Edward : Zour steid was auld, and ze hae gat mair,

Sum other dule ze drie, O. O, I hae killed my fadir deir,

Mither, mither : O, I hae killed my fadir deir

Alas! and wae is mee, O!

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And quhatten penance wul ze drie for that?

Edward, Edward. And quhatten penance will ze drie for that?

My deir son, now tell me, O. Ile set my feit in zonder boat,

Mither, mither :

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Ile set my feit in zonder boat,

And Ile fare ovir the sea, O.

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And quhat wul ze doe wi' zour towirs and zour ha',

Edward, Edward ?
And quhat wul ze doe wi' zour towirs and zour ha',

That were fae fair to fee, o?
Ile let thame stand tul they doun fa',

Mither, mither :
Ile let thame stand tul they doun fa',

For here nevir mair maun I bee, O.

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And quhat wul ze leive to zour bairns and zour wife,

Edward, Edward ?
And quhat wul ze leive to zour bairns and zour wife,

Quhan ze gang ovir the sea, O ?
The warldis room, late them beg thrae life,

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Mither, mither :
The warldis room, let them beg thrae life,

For thame nevir mair wul I see, O.

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And quhat wul ze leive to zour ain mither deir,

Edward, Edward :
And quhat wul ze leive to zour ain mither deir,

My deir son, now tell mee, O.
The curse of hell frae me fall ze beir,

Mither, mither :
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