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" Another came running presently, And he was pale as pale could be. "Fly, my lord bishop, fly!" quoth he, "Ten thousand rats are coming this way, The Lord forgive you for yesterday!" "I'll go to my tower on the Rhine... "
Metrical Tales and Other Poems - Page 6
by Robert Southey - 1805 - 201 pages
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Robert Southey, sein Naturgefühl in seinen Dichtungen

Johannes Schmidt - 1904 - 116 pages
...von dem Rheinturm des Bischofs Hatto, welcher mitten aus den Fluten des breiten Flusses emporsteigt: I'll go to my tower in the Rhine, replied he, 'Tis the safest place in Germany, The walls arc high, and the schores are steep, And the tide is strong, and the water decp f). Natürlicher und...
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The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine

Milburg Francisco Mansfield - 1905 - 470 pages
...associations so indelibly upon the mind that it overshadows in interest all else in the vicinity. " 'Tis the safest place in Germany ; The walls are high, and the shores are steep, And the stream is strong and the water deep." How the rats came and — "... whetted their teeth against the...
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Ballads Old & New...

Henry Bernard Cotterill - 1907 - 144 pages
...thousand rats are coming this way— The Lord forgive you for yesterday !' ' I'll go to my tower on the Rhine,' replied he ; ' Tis the safest place in...walls are high, and the shores are steep, And the stream is strong, and the water deep.' Bishop Hatto fearfully hasten'd away, And he cross'd the Rhine...
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The Baltimore Century Plant: History of Eutaw Street Methodist Episcopal ...

Edward Lecompt Hubbard - 1908 - 214 pages
...thousand rats are coming this way, — The Lord forgive you for yesterday." "I'll go to my tower on the Rhine," replied he, " 'Tis the safest place in...The walls are high and the shores are steep, And the stream is strong and the water deep." Bishop Hatto fearfully hastened away, And he cross'd the Rhine...
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Studies in Elocution: A Wide and Choice Selection of Poetry and Prose for ...

Alfred S. Lowry - 1908 - 418 pages
...thousand rats are coming this way — And the Lord forgive you for yesterday !" "I'll go to my tower on the Rhine," replied he, " 'Tis the safest place in...walls are high, and the shores are steep, And the stream is strong, and the water deep." Bishop Hatto fearfully hastened away, And he crossed the Rhine...
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Poems of Robert Southey: Containing Thalaba, The Curse of Kehama, Roderick ...

Robert Southey - 1909 - 808 pages
...thousand Rats are coming this way, . . 41 The Lord forgive you for yesterday ! ' ' I'll go to my tower on the Rhine,' replied he, "Tis the safest place in Germany...The walls are high and the shores are steep, And the stream is strong and the water deep.' Bishop Hatto fearfully hasten'd away, And he croet the Rhine...
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The Children's First [-third] Book of Poetry, Book 2

Emilie Kip Baker - 1915 - 232 pages
...Bishop, fly!" quoth he, "Ten thousand rats are coming this way; The Lord forgive you yesterday ! " "Tis the safest place in Germany; The walls are high, and the shores are steep, And the stream is strong, and the water deep." Bishop Hatto fearfully hastened away, And he crossed the Rhine...
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One Hundred Narrative Poems

George E. Teter - 1918 - 464 pages
...! my lord bishop, fly !" quoth he, "Ten thousand rats are coming this way, — The Lord forgive you for yesterday !" "I'll go to my tower in the Rhine,"...shores are steep, And the tide is strong, and the waters deep." Bishop Hatto fearfully hastened away; And he crossed the Rhine without delay, And reached...
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Primary Education, Volume 11

1903 - 570 pages
...this way, The Lord forgive you for yesterday." " I'll go to my tower on the Rhine," replied he, " 'Tie the safest place in Germany ; The walls are high and the shores are steep, And the stream is strong and the waters deep." Bishop Hatto fearfully hastened away, And he crossed the Rhine...
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Picturesque in the Highest Degree--: Americans on the Rhine : a Selection of ...

Karl Ortseifen, Winfried Herget, Holger Lamm - 1993 - 274 pages
...- the Mouse Tower. "I'll go to my tower on the Rhine," replied he; "Tis the strongest place in all Germany: The walls are high and the shores are steep, And the river is near and the water deep." I suppose I knew that ballad by heart as soon as I knew any verse...
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