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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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Encyclopaedia of English & American Poetry from Caedmon & King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1873
...1763. 897. WILLIAM AND MARGARET. 'Twas at the silent solemn hour, When night and morning meet ; sh immortal of the dead ! Imperishable typo of evanescence ! Posthumous man, 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 Children's Treasury of English Song

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1875 - 302 pages
...W. Cowper * II * 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, 5 Clad in a wintry cloud ; And clay-cold was her lily hand, That held her sable shroud....
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Reliques of ancient English poetry, by T. Percy, ed. by J. V. Prichard, Volume 2

English poetry - 1876
...midnight, And all were fast asleep," &c. '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 5 Clad in a wintry cloud ; And clay-cold was her lily hand That held her sable shrowd....
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The Poets and Poetry of Scotland, from the Earliest to the Present Time ...

James Grant Wilson - 1876
...labour of love. WILLIAM AND MARGARET.1 "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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Reliques of ancient English poetry, by T. Percy. Repr. entire from ..., Volume 3

English poetry - 1877
...midnight, And all were fast asleep, &c.1 '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, 5 Clad in a wintry cloud : And clay-cold was her lily hand, That held her sable shrowd....
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The Children's Treasury of English Song

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1877 - 302 pages
...W. Cowper , TI * 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 Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - 1878 - 760 pages
...advancement. WILLIAM AND MARGARET. i. 'Twas at the silent solemn hoar, 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 Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - 1878 - 760 pages
...his advancement. 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 Antiquary, Issue 1

1880
...contradicted it by adding his own initials at the end of his version. The old ballad commences : When all was wrapt in dark midnight, And all were fast...Margaret's grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet. Malloch retained the third and fourth lines, changing the first and second to : 'Twas at the fearful...
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The Antiquary, Volume 1

1880
...contradicted it by adding his own initials at the end of his version. The old ballad commences : 8 When all was wrapt in dark midnight, And all were fast...Margaret's grimly ghost, And stood at William's feet. Malloch retained the third and fourth lines, changing the first and second to : 'Twas at the fearful...
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