Books Notated Music The outlaw. H. De Marsan, Publisher, 54 Chatham Street, N. Y
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Oh, I am the child of the forest wild,
Where the red-deer boundoth free;
And the mavis sings with uncaged wings,
To his mate in the greenwood tree.
I range at will o'er mead or hill,
Or deep in the woodland shade,
With my good yew-bow in my hand I go,
As free as the bird, or the wild red roe;
And the woods ring out with song and shout,
For I am king of the forest glade!
The sparkling brooks they mirror the looks
Of the bright blue laughing sky,
And sweet flowers spring, and the gnarled oaks fling
Their mighty limbs on high;
Oh, I love to roam in my fresh green home,
With our nut-brown forests maids,
Or my bold, bold, freres, who doff the cares
Which the hollow worldling seeks and shares.
Then the woods ring out, c.
The franklin and priest, ho, they love to feast
On the prime of the stalled steer,
But I am the lord of the free green sward,
And the best of the king's fat deer;
And the abbot should fast when Lent is past,
And the mass is sung and said,
Ere my freres and me lack malvoisie,
To quaff a deep draught 'neath the greenwood tree;
When the woods ring out, c.
H. DE MARSAN.
DEALER in SONGS, TOY BOOKS C.
No. 54 CHATHAM. ST N.Y.