Who is unknown. the lincolnshire poacher?

Famous quotes containing the words poacher and/or unknown:

    When I was bound apprentice, in famous Lincolnshire,
    Full well I served my master for more than seven year,
    Till I took up poaching, as you shall quickly hear:
    Oh, ‘tis my delight on a shining night, in the season of the year.
    —Unknown. The Lincolnshire Poacher (l. 1–4)

    Out of the earth to rest or range
    Perpetual in perpetual change,
    The unknown passing through the strange.
    John Masefield (1878–1967)