1744 - Gale, Roger - Poem on Robin Hood's Well

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Allusion
Date 25 Jun. 1744 or earlier
Author Gale, Roger
Title [Untitled poem on Robin Hood's Well]
Mentions Robin Hood's Well

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-07-07. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-07.

Allusion

"Nympha fui quondam latronibus hospita sylvæ
"Heu nimium sociis nota, Robine tuis.
"Me pudet innocuos latices fudisse scelestis,
"Jamque viatori pocula tuta fero,
"En pietatis honos! Comes hanc mihi Carliolensis
"Ædem sacravit quâ bibis, hospes, aquas.[1]

IRHB comments

It is not clear when the poem was written; Roger Gale died on June 25, 1744.

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