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" Mrs. Page. There is an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest, Doth all the winter time, at still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns ; And there he blasts the tree, and takes the cattle8;... "
The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Stevens ... - Page 43
by William Shakespeare - 1851
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon - Botany - 1838 - 2693 pages
...seems to prove the identity of the tree, in addition to the traditions respecting it : — ' There it an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter. Sometime...great ragg'd horns, And there he blasts the tree/ The last acorn, I believe, which was found on Herne's Oak was given to the late Sir David Dundas of...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon - Botany - 1838 - 2693 pages
...identity of the tree, in addition to the traditions respecting it : — ' There is an old tale goeĞ, that Herne the hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor...great ragg'd horns, And there he blasts the tree.' The last acorn, I believe, which was found on Herne's Oak was given to the late Sir David Dundas of...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1839
...tale goes, that Herne the hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest, Doth all the winter-time, at still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great...shakes a chain In a most hideous and dreadful manner : You've heard of such a spirit; and well you know, The superstitious idle-headed eld Received, and...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Life. New facts regarding the life ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...rather will suspect the sun with gold." VOL. i. 29 Mrs. Page. There is an old tale goes, that Herue the hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest,...ragg'd horns ; And there he blasts the tree, and takes l the cattle ; And makes milch-kine yield blood, and shakes a chain In a most hideous and dreadful...
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The Thames and Its Tributaries: Or, Rambles Among the Rivers, Volume 1

Charles Mackay - England, Southern - 1840
...Weybridge. But the principal glory of the park is the mention made of it in " The Merry Wives of Windsor." There is an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter,...still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragged horns, And there he blasts the tree, and takes the cattle ; And makes milch-kine yield blood,...
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A Summer's Day at Windsor, and a Visit to Eton

Edward Jesse - 1841 - 151 pages
...difficult to fancy it as the scene of Falstaff's distress, and the pranks of the " Merry Wives." " There is an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter,...great ragg'd horns, And there he blasts the tree." There is a " pit hard by," where " Nan and her troop of fairies, and the Welch devil Evans," might...
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The Royal Windsor Guide: With a Brief Account of Eton, Virginia Water, and ...

Windsor (Berkshire, England) - 1841 - 73 pages
...park, current among the peasantry at his time, into one of his happiest dramatic incidents : — " There is an old tale goes that Herne the Hunter Sometime...still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragged horns ; And there he blasts the tree, and takes the cattle, And. makes milch kine yield biood,...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1842
...he'll never come. Eva. You say, he has been thrown into the rivers; and has been grievously pcaten, as an old 'oman; methinks there should be terrors...great ragg'd horns; And there he blasts the tree, and takes2 the cattle; And makes milch-kine yield blood, and shakes a chain In a most hideous and dreadful...
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Environs of London. Western division

John Fisher Murray - 1842
...of FalstafPs distress, and the pranks of the " Merry Wives." " There is an old tale goes, that Hernc the hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest,...great ragg'd horns ; And there he blasts the tree" . . . . There is a pit hard by, where " Nan and her troop of fairies, and the Welsh devil Evans," might...
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Windsor castle

William Harrison Ainsworth - 1843
...Windsor Castle, diet, within and out. SoAxirKAax.— Sttrry WittM of WnutMr. * Thtm is an old trie ton, that Herne the Hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor...great ragg'd horns. And there he blasts the tree. Yoa hare heard of such a spirit ; and well know The superstitious idle-headed eld KecciTed, and did...
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