Robin Goodfellow quotes - 10 of
Either I mistake your shape and making quite,
Or else you are that shrewd and knavish sprite Called Robin Goodfellow.
Lord, what fools these mortals be!
I'll put a girdle round about the earth
In forty minutes.
Alas! in winter, dead and dark,
Where can poor Robin go?
I dreaded that first robin so,
But he is mastered now,
Laid out for death, let thy last kindness be
With leaves and moss-work for to cover me: ...
But I'll do my best a gude wife ay to be,
For auld Robin Gray he is kind unto me.
Who killed Cock Robin?
I, said the sparrow, With my bow and arrow, I killed Cock Robin.
A Robin Redbreast in a cage
Puts all Heaven in a Rage.
In spring more mortal singers than belong
To any one place cover us with song. ...
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