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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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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...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 I •So No longer from thy window look — Thou...
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The Fireside Encyclopedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1901 - 1027 pages
...water-wraith ascend, And gave a doleful groan thro" Yarrow. His mother from the window look'd AVith ve-rolling ee ; But why urge the tender confession 'Gainst fortune's fell cruel decree, i They sought him all the forest thorough: I They only saw the cloud of night, They only heard the...
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The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1902 - 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...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 Age of Johnson (1748-1798)

Thomas Seccombe - 1902 - 366 pages
...Grosart's Works of Bruce, 1865. 2 Logan's Poems were published separately by T. Cadell in quarto, ' His mother from the window look'd, With all the longing...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow ! ' In many of these beautiful ballad passages the fusion of human emotion and the genius of nature...
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The Golden Treasury Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1902 - 382 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 liHle sister weeping walk'd "The green-wood path to meet her brother ; They sought him east, they sought...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1903
...ascend, And gave a doleful groan thro' Yarrow. J. Elliott 10 20 His mother from the window look'd 25 With all the longing of a mother ; His little sister weeping walk'd They sought him east, they sought him west, The green-wood path to meet her brother ; They sought him...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904
...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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Little Masterpieces of English Poetry, Volume 1

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig - 1905
...a shriek of sorrow; Thrice did the water-wraith ascend, And gave a doleful groan thro' Yarrow. 24 " His mother from the window look'd With all the longing...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow. 32 "No longer from thy window look — Thou hast no son, thou tender mother ! No longer walk, thou...
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Life of Michael Bruce: Poet of Loch Leven

James Mackenzie - 1905 - 243 pages
...better relation to Logan than other pieces claimed by him. The special lines so much admired are :— " They sought him east, they sought him west, They sought him all the forest through ; They only saw the cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow." They occur in the...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1907 - 366 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...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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