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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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Shakespeare's Comedy of the Merry Wives of Windsor: A Fac-simile in Photo ...

William Shakespeare - Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) - 1886 - 125 pages
...but how you'll use him when he comes, And let us two devise to bring him hither. Mrs. Ford. (i.. ) There is an old tale goes, that Herne, the hunter,...still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragged horns ; And shakes a chain In a most hideous and dreadful manner. You've heard of sucli a spirit...
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Picturesque England: Its Landmarks and Historical Haunts, as Described in ...

Laura Valentine - England - 1893 - 512 pages
...footpath, seems to prove the identity of the tree, in addition to the traditions respecting it, — " 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." The last acorn from Herne's oak was WINDSOR PARK AND CASTLE...
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 1

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - Wit and humor - 1894
...peen thrown in the rivers : and has peen grievously peaten, as an okl 'oman ; methinks there should pe terrors in him, that he should not come ; methinks...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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Woodstock: Or, The Cavalier

Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1894 - 549 pages
...Testament. 2 A Hebrew word, meaning a " host;" often confused with " sabbath." 3 See Note 1, p. 17. 4 " There is an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter,...Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns," Merry Wives of Windsor, act. iv., sc.4. tion of the old poet was unintelligible, " I for one desire...
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The Works of Shakespeare: The merry wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare - 1904
...Horne the hunter dyed, That Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest, 30 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 : 3 5 You have heard of such a spirit ; and well you know The superstitious idle-headed eld Received,...
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The Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1904
...since Home the hunter dyed, That Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest, 30 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: 3 5 You have heard of such a spirit; and well you know The superstitious idle-headed eld Received,...
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The Merry Wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare - Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) - 1904 - 225 pages
...since Home the hunter dyed, That Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest, 30 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: 35 You have heard of such a spirit ; and well you know The superstitious idle-headed eld Received,...
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Shakespeare's Comedy of the Merry Wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare - 1905 - 222 pages
...the hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest, Doth all the winter-time, at still midnight, 30 Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns;...yield blood, and shakes a chain In a most hideous and dreadful^manner. You have heard of such a spirit, and well you know The superstitious idle-headed eld...
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Shakespeare Studied in Six Plays

Albert Stratford George Canning - 1907 - 545 pages
...Mrs. Page, addressing the three gentlemen and speaking for Mrs. Ford as well as for herself, says : "There is an old tale goes that Herne the hunter,...there he blasts the tree and takes ' the cattle." Page, well knowing the old legend, asks : " Why, yet there want not many that do fear In deep of night...
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Shakespeare Studied in Six Plays

Albert Stratford George Canning - 1907 - 545 pages
...Mrs. Page, addressing the three gentlemen and speaking for Mrs. Ford as well as for herself, says : " There is an old tale goes that Herne the hunter, Sometime...ragg'd horns, And there he blasts the tree and takes l the cattle." Page, well knowing the old legend, asks : " Why, yet there want not many that do fear...
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