Dales


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Dales

(deɪlz)
pl n
(Placename) the Dales (sometimes not capital) short for the Yorkshire Dales

Dales

(deɪlz)
n
(Veterinary Science) a strong working breed of pony, originating from Yorkshire and Durham
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I can harp another tune that will bring loving souls together though they were up hill and down dale five good miles away from each other."
So he told them how he had come from York to the sweet vale of Rother, traveling the country through as a minstrel, stopping now at castle, now at hall, and now at farmhouse; how he had spent one sweet evening in a certain broad, low farmhouse, where he sang before a stout franklin and a maiden as pure and lovely as the first snowdrop of spring; how he had played and sung to her, and how sweet Ellen o' the Dale had listened to him and had loved him.
He is known as the Curtal Friar of Fountain Abbey, and dwelleth in Fountain Dale."
"Then give me thy hand, Allan," cried Robin, "and let me tell thee, I swear by the bright hair of Saint AElfrida that this time two days hence Ellen a Dale shall be thy wife.
Not a sound broke the stillness when Allan a Dale had done, but all sat gazing at the handsome singer, for so sweet was his voice and the music that each man sat with bated breath, lest one drop more should come and he should lose it.
And thus the famous Allan a Dale became one of Robin Hood's band.
"All that I can make out is that Miss Reade is going to marry Jasper Dale, and I don't like the idea one bit.
Forty years later I wrote to her, across the leagues of land and sea that divided us, and told her that Jasper Dale was dead; and I reminded her of her old promise and asked its fulfilment.
In front, beyond a hollow dale, could be seen the enemy's columns and guns.
Dale, Spiggot, and Dale, of Threadneedle Street, indeed), who, having had dealings with the old man, and kindnesses from him in days when he was kind to everybody with whom he dealt, sent this little spar out of the wreck with their love to good Mrs.
Edward Dale, the junior of the house, who purchased the spoons for the firm, was, in fact, very sweet upon Amelia, and offered for her in spite of all.