BALLAD


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BALLADBallistic LORAN Assist Device
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A ballad, a ballad,'' said the hermit, ``against all the ocs and ouis of France.
When Margarita had finished singing the ballad of the KING OF THULE, she was loudly cheered and again when she came to the end of the jewel song:
His feats were sung about in ballads through all the shire.
These early ballads of the Chinese differ in feeling from almost all the ballad literature of the world.
The village poet likewise commemorated the young lady's grief in seventeen stanzas of a ballad.
With these religious services, probably derived from the white men, the tribes above-mentioned mingle some of their old Indian ceremonials, such as dancing to the cadence of a song or ballad, which is generally done in a large lodge provided for the purpose.
Thanks to this change of position, he was able to listen to the ballad with far less embarrassment than before.
Then he sang an ancient ballad of the time of good King Arthur, called "The Marriage of Sir Gawaine," which you may some time read yourself, in stout English of early times; and as he sang, all listened to that noble tale of noble knight and his sacrifice to his king.
Also, in the absence of an instrument, Michael would sing to the prompting and accompaniment of Steward's voice, who would begin by wailing "kow-kow" long and sadly, and then branch out on some old song or ballad.
A ballad singer, in a dress of flaming scarlet, sang in the inevitable voice of brass.
Now we think of a ballad as a simple story told in verse.
The Story Girl selected the spot for the grave, in a little corner behind the cherry copse, where early violets enskied the grass in spring, and we boys dug the grave, making it "soft and narrow," as the heroine of the old ballad wanted hers made.