"Allan-a-Dale and Fennel shall go with you, dear heart," said Robin.
He asked of my 'house and my home,' as they did of Allan-a-Dale.
The target was now cleared for the next two contestants—Geoffrey and Allan-a-Dale.
This was to convey a letter to Marian, and to discover how Allan-a-Dale and his little wife were faring.
Allan-a-Dale could pick a pocket or cut a purse, accomplishments in which I am altogether deficient.
Allan-a-Dale also escorted Mistress Dale on horseback, for she was to be matron-of-honor at the wedding.
"It is impossible that Allan-a-Dale can have thus treated a man of your reverend bearing," replied the Captain.
Then he again asked the important question, to which Allan-a-Dale's answer was so unreasonable and so successful.
All listened while the minstrel touched his harp, and the beautiful voice of Allan-a-Dale sang the plaintive old ballad Islington.
Allan-a-Dale has become a gentleman, and Friar Tuck laid down the quarter-staff, if he has not taken up the breviary.