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Rowland

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(See Roland.)

Childe Rowland. Youngest brother of the “fair burd Helen.” Guided by Merlin, he undertook to bring back his sister from Elf-land, whither the fairies had carried her, and succeeded in his perilous exploit. (Ancient Scotch ballad.)

Childe Rowland to the dark tower came;

His word was still ‘Fie, foh, and fum,

I smell the blood of a Britishman.ʹ”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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