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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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Ballads and Songs

David Mallet, Frederick Dinsdale - 1857 - 342 pages
...1725, p. 49. When nil was wrapt in dark midnight, And all were fast a Bleep, Then in came NÍ arg'ret'e grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet ; Her face was like the A-pril morn, Clad in a win - try cloud, And clay-cold washer li-lyhandThatheldhersa - ble shroud.* • The version in Thomson...
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Ballads and Songs

David Mallet, Frederick Dinsdale - 1857 - 342 pages
...to place its author high in the lists of genius, for it is wholly his own : ' Her face was like an April morn, Clad in a wintry cloud ; And clay-cold was her lily hand, That held her sable shroud.' Who, that has seen the corpse of a lovely young woman, does not...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1858
...part of it. WILLIAM AND MARGARET. • 'Twas at the silent solemn hour, Where night and morning meet; In glided Margaret's grimly ghost And stood at William's feet. Her face was like an April mom Clad in a wintry cloud; And clay-cold was her lily hand That held her sable shroud. So...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Thomas Percy - 1860 - 558 pages
...midnight, And all were fast asleep," &c. 'TWAS at the silent solemn hour, When night and morning meet ; tn 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 shrewd....
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...21st April 1765. 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 wintry cloud ; And clay-cold was her lily hand That held her sable shroud....
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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863
...race ; Xo tenth transmnter of a foolish face. SAVAGE. —The Bastard, Line 7. Her face was like an April morn, Clad in a wintry cloud : And clay-cold was her lily hand, That held her sable shroud. MALLET.— Margaret's Ghost, 8 Percy Rel. 30-'. Yet no cold vot'ress...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - 1866 - 546 pages
...#Iallct. WILLIAM AND MARGARET. ?^TT^WAS 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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Ballads: Scottish and English. With illustr. by J. Lawson

Ballads - 1867
...MARGARET'S GHOST. BY DAVID MALLET. '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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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 pages
...MALLET. (1703 M76s). 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 wintry cloud ; And clay-cold was her lily hand, That held her sable shroud....
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The Ballad Minstrelsy of Scotland: Romantic and Historical. With Notes and ...

1871 - 656 pages
...morning meet, In glided Margaret's grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet. 2 Her face was like an April morn, Clad in a wintry cloud; And clay-cold was her lily hand, That held her sable shroud. 3 So shall the fairest face appear, When youth and years are flown...
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