1. This butcher was riding gaily along to the market at Nottingham.
2. Slowly they paced through the Green Wood
3. Presently they arrived at a big, open space
with tall trees round it.
4. He is riding at the head of them along with
5. With a dozen of his lords he rode to Nottingham.
6. No one passes through the forest without
leave from me.
7. So this happy day came to an end.
8. So one fine day the Sheriff of Nottingham set out for London to
visit the King.
9. Through the open window came the sound of the sweet voices of
the nuns singing a Christmas carol.