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" His horsemen hard behind us ride; Should they our steps discover, Then who will cheer my bonny bride, When they have slain her lover? "
A School Reader - Page 289
by Fanny E. Coe - 1908
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Gertrude of Wyoming: A Pennsylvanian Tale. And Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1809 - 134 pages
...have slain her lover?' — Outspoke the hardy Highland wight, ' I'll go, my chief — I'm ready: — ' It is not for your silver bright; ' But for your winsome...word! the bonny bird ' In danger shall not tarry; 131 So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry. — By this the storm grew...
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Poems in Two Volumes: Containing Gertrude of Wyoming and ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Campbell - 1810
...slain her lover?' — 34 Outspoke the hardy Highland wight ' I'll go, my chief — I'm ready: — • ' It is not for your silver bright; ' But for your winsome...water- wraith was shrieking ;» And in the scowl of heav'n each face Grew dark as they were speaking. » The evil spirit of the waters. 35 But still as...
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Gertrude of Wyoming, and Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1810 - 252 pages
...have slain her lover ?'— Outspoke the hardy Highland wight ' I'll go, my chief—I'm ready:— ' It is not for your silver bright; • But for your...ferry.'— By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith was shrieking ;* And in the scowl of heav'n each face Grew dark as they were speaking....
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Essays on Song-writing: With a Collection of Such English Songs as are Most ...

John Aikin, Robert Harding Evans - 1810 - 352 pages
...have slain her lover." Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, " I'll go, my chief, I'm ready : It is net for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady....the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith was shrieking, And in the scowl of heav'n each face Grew dark, as they were speaking....
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Essays on Song-writing;: With a Collection of Such English Songs as are Most ...

John Aikin - 1810 - 352 pages
...they have slain her lover." Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, " I'll go, my chief, I'm ready : " And by my word, the bonny bird In danger shall not...the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith was shrieking, And in the scowl of heav'n each face Grew dark, as they were speaking....
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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 300 pages
...have slain her lover?" Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, " I'll go, my chief, — I'm ready : — " It is not for your silver bright ; " But for your...the bonny bird, " In danger shall not tarry : " So, tho' the waves are raging white, " I'll row you o'er the ferry !" By this the storm grew loud apace,...
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

1813 - 195 pages
...time, "You shall not fail, don't fear it; I'll go, not for your silver dime, But for your manly spirit. "And by my word, the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry; For though a storm is coming on, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the wind more fiercely rose,...
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Gertrude of Wyoming: And Other Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Campbell - 1814 - 250 pages
...slain her lover ?' — Outspoke the hardy Highland wight ' I'll go, my chief — I'm ready : — ' It is not for your silver bright ; ' But for your...storm grew loud apace, The water- wraith was shrieking ; s And in the scowl of heav'n each face Grew dark as they were speaking. s The evil spirit of the...
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The Edinburgh Observer: Or, Town and Country Magazine, Issues 1-11

1817
...contrast with the highland sterility, and bare rocks, which we had eft behind us ; but here again — —the water wraith was shrieking, And, in the scowl of heaven, each face Grew dark as ice were speaking.* The road to Stirling winded serpentinely round the town, so that we had it always...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 1

1821
...When they have slain her lover?" Outspoke the hardy Highland wight, " I'll go, my Chief; I'm ready : It is not for your silver bright. But for your winsome...the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace. The water-wraith was shrieking ; And in the scowl of hcav'n each face Crew dark as they were speaking....
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