Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne had a fight; and he that wears Robin's cloak lies under the covert yonder.
Give Sir Guy of Gisborne your horse; while others of you bury that dog of an outlaw where he lies.
But now that I have slain the master, let me put an end to the man; so it shall be said that Guy of Gisborne despatched the two greatest outlaws of England in one day.
Now," he muttered to himself, "I would not for a thousand pounds have this fellow slip through my fingers; yet, should his master escape that foul Guy of Gisbourne, there is no knowing what he may do, for he is the cunningest knave in all the world--this same Robin Hood.
Your Worship," cried he, "is not yon fellow coming along toward us that same Guy of Gisbourne whom thou didst send into the forest to seek Robin Hood?
cried the Sheriff, when Robin Hood, in Guy of Gisbourne's clothes, had come nigh to them.
An thou likest not my clothes," said Robin in a harsh voice like that of Guy of Gisbourne, "thou mayst shut thine eyes.
I know thee, Guy of Gisbourne, for who is there that hath not heard of thee and cursed thee for thy vile deeds of blood and rapine?
Now, Guy of Gisbourne," cried he, "if what thou tellest me is true, it will be the best day's doings for thee that ever thou hast done in all thy life.
What I have told thee is sooth, and I lie not," said Robin, still in Guy of Gisbourne's voice.
Ask what thou wilt of me, Guy of Gisbourne, and it is thine
While they were doing this Robin Hood strung both his bow and that of Guy of Gisbourne, albeit none of them took notice of his doing so.