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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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Horae Subsecivae

John Brown - 1882
...mother ; His little sister, weeping, walked The greenwood path to meet her brother. They sought Mm east, they sought him west, They sought him all the...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow.' And there is Newark Tower among the rich woods ; and Harekead, that cosiest, loveliest, and hospitablest...
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The ministry of the beautiful; or, The Christian's companion for field and ...

Burlington B. Wale - 1883 - 209 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...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow." Some of the British rivers flow through exquisite scenery the Thames, the Tamar, the Wye, the Dee,...
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The Melbourne Review, Volume 8

1883
...shriek o' sorrow ; Thrice did the water-wraith ascend, And gave a doleful groan through Yarrow ! " They sought him east, they sought him west, They sought him all the forest thorough ; They only saw the clouds o' night They only heard the roar o' Yarrow. " As the Yarrow flows down to lose itself in...
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English Poetesses: A Series of Critical Biographies

1883 - 381 pages
...homely pathos. One stanza in particular will linger in my memory like music : " His mother through the window look'd With all the longing of a mother, His little sister, weeping, walked The greenwood path, to find her brother. They sought him east, they sought him west, They sought...
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Horæ subsecivæ

John A. Brown - 1884
...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. ' And there is Newark Tower among the rich woods ; and Harehead, that cosiest, loveliest, and hospitablest...
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Quiet Waters: Essays on Some Streams of Scotland

H. W. H. - 1884 - 176 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...They only saw the cloud of night, They only heard the roll of Yarrow. ' The tear shall never leave my cheek, ' Na other youth shall be my marrow, ' I '11...
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On the Structure of English Verse

Charles Witcomb - 1884 - 162 pages
...looked, With all | the 16ng\ing of\ a m6th\er ; His litt1le sis|ter wfep| ing walked The green\uiood path \ to meet \ her broth\er : They sought | him east, | they sought | him wcsl, Theg sought \ him all the for\est th6r\ough ; They on|ly si'iw ] the cloud | of night, Theg6n\lg...
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Bell's Ladies' Reader: a Class-book of Poetry for Schools and Families. With ...

David Charles Bell - 1885
...a shriek of sorrow : Thrice did the water- wraith ascend, and gave a doleful groan through 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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Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography ..., Volume 6

Francis Hindes Groome - 1885
...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...cloud of night, They only heard the roar of Yarrow ! ' Scott himself and the ' Ettrick Shepherd/ ' Christopher North ' and Henry Scott Riddell, the '...
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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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