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" In glided Margaret's grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet. Her face was like an April morn, Clad in a wintry cloud; And clay-cold was her lily hand, That held her sable shroud. So shall the fairest face appear, When youth and years are flown : Such... "
Poemata Latine partim reddita, partim scripta - Page 22
by Vincent Bourne - 1808 - 286 pages
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...sigh'd, and dy'd. WILLIAM AND MARGARET. 'Twas at the silent, solemn hour. When night and morning meet; n all my griefs and God has giv'n my share I still had hopes my latest ho an April-morn, Clad in a wintry cloud ; And clay-cold was her lily hand, That held her sable shroud....
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The Songs of Scotland, Ancient and Modern: With an Introduction ..., Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - 1825
...the heroine of this song was Christina, daughter of Dundas of Arniston. WILLIAM AND MARGARET. When all was wrapt in dark midnight, And all were fast...ghost, And stood at William's feet. Her face was like an April morn Clad in a wintry cloud ; And clay-cold was her lily hand That held her sable shroud....
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The songs of Scotland, ancient and modern; with an intr. and notes ..., Volume 2

Allan Cunningham - 1825
...the heroine of this song was Christina, daughter of Dundas of Arniston. WILLIAM AND MARGARET. When all was wrapt in dark midnight, And all were fast...ghost, And stood at William's feet. Her face was like an April morn Clad in a wintry cloud; And clay-cold was her lily hand ^ That held her sable shroud....
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Abaellino, the Bravo of Venice: A Romance

Heinrich Zschokke - 1829 - 214 pages
...William's drowning scream. MARGARET'S GHOST. 'TWAS at the silent solemn hour, When night and morning meet, In glided Margaret's grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet. Her face was like an April morn, Clad in a wintry cloud ; And clay-cold was her lily hand, That held her sable shroud....
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The Principles of English Composition: Illustrated by Examples with Critical ...

David Booth - 1831 - 351 pages
...first stanza of the old popular ballad of " William and Margaret," contains an Assonant Rhyme : " When all was wrapt in dark midnight, And all were fast...Margaret's grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet" Sleep and feet are now considered as a false Rhyme. Alliteration (Latin ad to, and litera, a letter)...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...sigh'd, and died. WILLIAM AND MARGARET. 'TWAS at the silent, solemn hour, When night and morning meet ; In glided Margaret's grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet. . "Her face was like an April-morn, Clad in a wintery cloud ; And clay-cold was her IHy hand, That held her sable shroud....
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...sigh'd, and died. WILLIAM AND MARGARET. 'TWAS at the silent, solemn hour, When night and morning meet ; In glided Margaret's grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet. Her face was like an April-morn, Clad in a wintery cloud ; And clay-cold was her lily hand, That held her sable shroud....
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The poetical works, Latin and English, of Vincent Bourne

Vincent Bourne - 1838 - 320 pages
...beneath the pale moon His ghost shall glide over the green. WILLIAM AND MARGARET, BY DAVID MALLET. WHEN all was wrapt in dark midnight, And all were fast...morn, Clad in a wintry cloud ; And clay-cold was her lily-hand, That held the sable shroud. So shall the fairest face appear, When youth and years are flown...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...old patriarch upon record, Hold the fleet angel fast until he bless thee. WILLIAM AND MARGARET. WHEN all was wrapt in dark midnight, And all were fast...like the April morn, Clad in a wintry cloud ; And clay -cold was her lily-hand That held the sable shroud. So shall the fairest face appear When youth...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 3

Thomas Percy - 1839
...morning meet ; In glided Margaret's grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet. Her face was like an April morn, Clad in a wintry cloud : And clay-cold was her lily hand, That held her sable shrowd. VOL. in. s So shall the fairest face appear, When youth and years...
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