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" The greenwood path to meet her brother: They sought him east, they sought him west, They sought him all the Forest thorough; They only saw the cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow! "
On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With Occasional ... - Page 14
by Charles Bucke - 1823
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The Life and Letters of Walter Farquhar Hook

William Richard Wood Stephens - 1885 - 626 pages
...With all the longing of a mother; Hand in hand his sisters walked The green wood path, to meet their brother. They sought him east, they sought him west,...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow. I cannot recollect whether the child I allude to was restored to his parent ; I remember being hurried...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 4

1886
...His mother from the window looked With all the longing of a mother; His little sister weeping walked The greenwood path to meet her brother. They sought...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow. No longer from thy window look: Thou hast no son, thou tender mother ; No longer walk, thou lovely...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1886 - 346 pages
...the longing of a mother ; His little sister weeping walk'd The green-wood path to meet her brothe" ; They sought him east, they sought him west, They sought...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow. No longer from thy window look Thou hast no son, thou tender mother ! No longer walk, thou lovely...
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The Royal Gallery of Poetry and Art: An Illustrated Book of the Favorite ...

Nathan David Thompson - 1886 - 19 pages
...mother from the window looked, With all the longing of a mother; His little sister, weeping, walked The greenwood path to meet her brother. They sought...sought him all the forest thorough ; They only saw the clouds of night They only heard the roar of Yarrow ! No longer from thy window look Thou hast...
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Dublin Translations Into Greek and Latin Verse

Robert Yelverton Tyrrell - 1890 - 519 pages
...His mother from the window looked With all the longing of a mother ; His little sister weeping walked The greenwood path to meet her brother. They sought...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow. No longer from thy window look, Thou hast no son, thou^tender mother ; No longer walk, thou lovely...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1890 - 383 pages
...mother from the window looked, With all the longing of a mother ; His little sister, weeping, walked The greenwood path to meet her brother. They sought him east, they sought him They sought him nil the forest thorough ; They only saw the clouds of night, They only heard the roar...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1891 - 381 pages
...with a shriek of sorrow ; Thrice did the water-wraith ascend, And gave a doleful groan thro' Yarrow. His mother from the window look'd With all the longing of a mother ; His little sister weeping walk'd Hie green-wood path to meet her brother ; They sought him east, they sought him west, They sought him...
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Three Centuries of Scottish Literature, Volume 2

Hugh Walker - 1893
...to the older and more exquisite Willie drowned in Yarrow, has likewise high merits of its own : "His mother from the window look'd With all the longing...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow." These men, as has been said, illustrate chiefly the lyrical movement. They could not but show also...
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Three Centuries of Scottish Literature, Volume 1

Hugh Walker - 1893 - 229 pages
...to the older and more exquisite Willie drowned in Yarrow, has likewise high merits of its own : "His mother from the window look'd With all the longing...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow." These men, as has been said, illustrate chiefly the lyrical movement. They could not but show also...
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The Classic and the Beautiful from the Literature of Three ..., Volume 1

Henry Coppée - 1893
...His mother from the window looked With all the longing of a mother ; His little sister weeping walked The greenwood path to meet her brother. They sought...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow. No longer from thy window look : Thou hast no son, thou tender mother ; No longer walk, thou lovely...
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