Thomas Percy Poems
|1.||King Ryence's Challenge||1/3/2003|
|2.||The Boy And The Mantle||1/3/2003|
|3.||The Marriage Of Sir Gawaine||1/3/2003|
|4.||Sir Lancelot Du Lake||1/3/2003|
|5.||King Arthur's Death||1/3/2003|
|6.||The Bonny Earl Of Murray||1/3/2003|
|7.||Sweet William's Ghost||1/3/2003|
|9.||The Legend Of King Arthur||1/3/2003|
|10.||Barbara Allen's Cruelty||1/3/2003|
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Barbara Allen's Cruelty
In Scarlet towne, where I was borne,
There was a faire maid dwellin,
Made every youth crye, wel-awaye!
Her name was Barbara Allen.
All in the merrye month of May,
When greene buds they were swellin,
Yong Jemmye Grove on his death-bed lay,
For love of Barbara Allen.
He sent his man unto her then,
To the town, where shee was dwellin;
You must come to my master deare,
Giff your name be Barbara Allen.
For death is printed on his face,
And ore his hart is stealin:
Then haste away to comfort him,
O lovelye Barbara Allen.
Though death ...