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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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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 169-170

Early English newspapers - 1841
...Jesse to this tree, whose pretensions we are scrutinizing, kindly telling them, •There is an old talc goes that Herne the hunter ' Some-time a keeper here in Windsor forest, ' Doth all the winter time at full midnight ' Walk round about thit Oak.' Now, since Mr. Jesse must be fully aware that a contrary...
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The Royal Windsor Guide,with a Brief Account of Eton,Virgina Water and the ...

1841 - 76 pages
...into one of his lappieat dramatic incidents : — " There is an old tale goes that Herne the Hnoter Sometime a keeper here in Windsor Forest, Doth all the winter time, at Ktill midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragged horns ; And there he blasts the tree, and...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1842
...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,...still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns; And there he blasts the tree, and takes2 the cattle; And makes milch-kine yield blood,...
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Environs of London. Western division

John Fisher Murray - 1842
...of FalstafPs distress, and the pranks of the " Merry Wives." " There is an old tale goes, that Hernc 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" . . . . There is a pit hard by, where " Nan and her troop...
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William Harrison Ainsworth and His Friends, Volume 2

Stewart Marsh Ellis - 1911
...dating from the time of Richard II, had been preserved in a few graphic words by Shakspere : — " 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 . . . and shakes a chain In a most hideous and dreadful...
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William Harrison Ainsworth and His Friends, Volume 2

Stewart Marsh Ellis - Novelists, English - 1911 - 890 pages
...dating from the time of Richard II, had been preserved in a few graphic words by Shakspere : — " There is an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter,...forest, Doth all the winter time, at still midnight, Walt round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns ; And there he blasts the tree . . . and shakes a...
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The New Grant White Shakespeare: The Comedies, Histories ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1911
...Devise but how you '11 use him when he conies, 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, 30 Doth all the winter time, at still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns ;...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1880 - 1097 pages
...comes, And let us two devise to bring him thither. Mrs. Page. There is an old talc goes that Hcrne valeire ! 221 Ford. None, I protest : but I'll give you a pottle o winter-time, at still midnight, 30 Walk round about an oak, with great raggM horns; And there he blasts...
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The Merry Wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare - 1913 - 157 pages
...you'll use him when he comes, And let us two devise to bring him thither. Mrs. Page. There is an bid tale goes that Herne the hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest, Doth all the winter-time, at still midnight, 80 Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns ; And there he...
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Daniel Webster in England: Journal of Harriette Story Paige, 1839

Harriette Story Paige - Electronic book - 1917 - 370 pages
...of desperation, he hung himself upon this tree. " There is an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter, Doth all the winter time, at still midnight, Walk...oak, with great ragged horns; And there he blasts a tree," &c. &c. &c. " Kenyon " has amused himself, by associating my name, with all these scenes,...
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