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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 NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...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 - 1876
...mother from the window looked, With nil 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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The Children's Treasury of English Song

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1877 - 302 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 History and Poetry of the Scottish Border: Their Main Features and Relations

John Veitch - 1878 - 556 pages
...— -is one of the most finished and impressive in poetry : — " His mother from the window looked, With all the longing of a mother ; His little sister...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow ! " There were two men in last century who, though not natives of the Border Land, have yet referred...
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The book of Scottish poems: ancient and modern, ed. with memoirs of the ...

J. Ross - 1878
...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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A Poetry-book of Elder Poets: Consisting of Songs & Sonnets, Odes & Lyrics ...

Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards - 1878 - 298 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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The Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - 1878 - 760 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 eloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow ! No longer from thy window look; Thou hast no son,...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1878 - 28 pages
...mother from the window looked, With all the longing of a mother ; His little sister weeping walked The green-wood path to meet her brother. They sought...sought him all the forest thorough ; They only saw the clond of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow ! No longer from thy window look, Thou hast no son....
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(The British readers). The first (-sixth) reader, ed. by T. Morrison. The ...

Thomas Morrison (LL.D.) - 1878
...longing of a mother ; His little sister, weeping, walked The greenwood path to meet her brother. 8. They sought him east, they sought him west, They sought him all the forest thorough ; They only saw the clouds of night — They only heard the roar of Yarrow ! 9. No longer from thy window look — Thou...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 28

1879
...mother from the window looked With all the longing of a mother; His little sitter, weeping, walked The greenwood path to meet her brother. They sought...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow." 1 The " Poetic Wreath," quoted by Dr. Grosart, p. 80. This, moreover, like the simplicity of the "...
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