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" 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 cattle, And makes milch-kine... "
London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis ... - Page 421
by David Hughson - 1808
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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...Devise but how you'll use him when he And let us two devise to bring him thither, [comes, Mr«. Pate. ragg'd horns -, And there he blasts the tree, and takes the cattle ; And makes milch-kine yield blood,...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon - Botany - 1838
...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...still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns, And there he blasts the tree/ The last acorn, I believe, which was found on Herne's Oak...
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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 goe«, that Herne the hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor...still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns, And there he blasts the tree.' The last acorn, I believe, which was found on Herne's...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon - Botany - 1838 - 2693 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, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor Forest, I ,'ni h all the winter time, at still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd home, 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,...still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns ; And there he blasts the tree, and takes l the cattle ; And makes milch-kine yield blood,...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 12

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 1839
...draught. Id Am I then My brother's keeper ? Byrm. Cain. One who has the care of parks, or beasb. of chace. There is an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter,...Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest, Doth all the Winter-time, at still of midnight, Walk round about an oak with ragged horns. Sliaktpeute. The first...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1839
...Devise but how you'll use him when he comes, And let us two devise to bring him thither. 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...
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A Description of Stonehenge, Abiry, &c. in Wiltshire: With an Account of the ...

Samuel Johnson - Blanc, Mont (France and Italy) - 1783
...park, current among the peasantry of his time, into one of his happiest dramatic incidents : — " There is an old tale goes that Herne the hunter Sometime a keeper here in Windsor Forest, Doth ;ill the winter time, at still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragged hoi us ; And there...
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The journey-book of England. Berkshire (Derbyshire, Hampshire, Kent).

England - 1840
...identical oak of " Herne the hunter." "There ii an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter, Some time a keeper here in Windsor Forest, Doth all the winter time, at itill midnight, Walk round about the oak with great ragirM hornt." In the ' Pictorial Shakspere' (Local...
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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,...still midnight. Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns, And there he blasts the tree." There is a " pit hard by," where " Nan and her troop of...
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