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And let there be a fountain, or some fair work of statuas, in the midst of this court; and to be paved as the other court was.
A parley now was set on foot between the parties; during which the artful fair so slily and imperceptibly carried on her attack, that she had almost subdued the heart of our heroe before she again repaired to acts of hostility.
Right merry were these Fair days at Nottingham, when the green before the great town gate was dotted with booths standing in rows, with tents of many-colored canvas, hung about with streamers and garlands of flowers, and the folk came from all the countryside, both gentle and common.
Broad are thy shoulders and thick thy head; is not thy lass fair enough for thee to take cudgel in hand for her sake?
Fairly hast thou won the fat steers," said the Sheriff, "and "hereunto I will add a butt of good March beer, for joy of having gotten such a man; for, I wot, thou shootest as fair a shaft as Robin Hood himself.
It was put an end to by the fair gentleman, in his own pleasant way.
When I was able to look round me, the other traveler--I mean the man with the fair complexion, who carried the knapsack--was nowhere to be seen.
Havelok lived with the fisherman, and grew great and fair and strong.
So were they "espoused fair and well" by the Archbishop of York, and Havelok took his bride home to Grimsby.
At the Fair she was glad to be seen in his company as he was well dressed and a stranger.
He came to Wesley Moy- er's livery barn and stopped in the shadows to listen to a group of men who talked of a race Wesley's stallion, Tony Tip, had won at the Fair during the afternoon.
At the upper end of the Fair Ground, in Wines- burg, there is a half decayed old grand-stand.
Eglantine laid the urn before the Queen, and placed the fragrant rose on the dewy moss beside the throne, while a murmur of approval went through the hall, as each elfin wand waved to the little Fairy who had toiled so well and faithful]y, and could bring so fair a gift to their good Queen.
And with busy love toiled the Elves amid the withered leaves, and new strength was given to the flower; while, as day by day the friendless child watered the growing buds, deeper grew her love for the unseen friends who had given her one thing to cherish in her lonely home; sweet, gentle thoughts filled her heart as she bent above it, and the blossom's fragrant breath was to her a whispered voice of all fair and lovely things; and as the flower taught her, so she taught others.
Our work is done," whispered the Elves, and with blessings on the two fair flowers, they flew away to other homes;--to a blind old man who dwelt alone with none to love him, till through long years of darkness and of silent sorrow the heart within had grown dim and cold.