Published with “Old Men at Pevensey” in Puck of Pook’s Hill (1906).
Notes on the Text
[Verse 1] This refers to “Young Men at the Manor”.
[Verses 2 and 3] This refers to “The Knights of the Joyous Venture”.
[Verses 4 to 9] These refer to “The Treasure and the Law”, the last story in this book.
[Verses 3 and 9 line 3] The Thing The rule of Parliament and Law. The Parliament of Iceland has been known as the althing for over 1000 years.
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