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PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, NURST, REES, AND ORML,

By R. Taylor and Co. 58, Shoe-Lane,

1805.

280.9.854.

HART-LEAP WELL.

Hart-Leap Well is a small spring of water, about five miles

from Richmond in Yorkshire, and near the side of the road which leads from Richmond to Askrigg. Its name is derived from a remarkable Chase, the memory of which is preserved by the monuments spoken of in the second part of the following Poem, which monuments do now exist as I have there described them.

The Knight had ridden down from Wensley moor
With the slow motion of a summer's cloud;
He turned aside towards a Vassal's door,
And, “Bring another Horse !” he cried aloud.

“ Another Horse!”—That shout the Vassal heard,
And saddled his best steed, a comely gray;
Sir Walter mounted him; he was the third
Which he had mounted on that glorious day.

VOL. II.

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