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" I'll wage thee ! Who shall say that Fortune grieves him While the star of hope she leaves him ? Me, nae cheerfu' twinkle lights me, Dark despair around benights me. I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy ; Naething could resist my Nancy ; But to see her was... "
The pocket encyclopedia of Scottish, English, and Irish songs, selected from ... - Page 269
by Scottish songs - 1816
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

1853 - 472 pages
...of hope she leaves him ? Me, nae cheerfu' twinkle lights me ; Dark despair around benights me. 1 'll ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist...her; Love but her, and love for ever. Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly, Never met — or never parted, We had ne'er been...
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The Illustrated Book of Scottish Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth ...

1854 - 325 pages
...of hope she leaves him ? Me, nae cheerfu' twinkle lights me ; Bark despair around benights me. I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist...her, Love but her, and love for ever. Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly, Never met — or never parted, We had ne'er been...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers. Libr. ed, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1856
...of Hope she leaves him ? Me, nae cheerful twinkle lights me; Dark despair around benights me. I '11 ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist my Nancy : But to sec her was to love her; Love but her, and love for ever. Had we never loved sac kindly, Had we never...
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Songs of Scotland, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857
...of hope she leaves him ? Me, nae cheerfu' twinkle lights me ; Dark despair around benights me. I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist...her, Love but her, and love for ever. Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly, Never met, or never parted, We had ne'er been broken-hearted....
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Pencilled Passages

1857 - 224 pages
...star of hope she leaves him? Me, nae cheerfu' twinkle lights me; Dark despair around benights me. I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist...her ; Love but her, and love for ever. Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly, Never met — or never parted, We had ne'er been...
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Robert Burns: A Memoir

James White - 1859 - 100 pages
...of hope she leaves him ? Me, nae cheerfu' twinkle lights me; Dark despair around benights me. I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist...sae kindly, Had we never lov'd sae blindly, Never met—or never parted, We had ne'er been broken-hearted. Pare thee weel, thou first and fairest! Pare...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 6

Beautiful poetry - 1859
...of hope she leaves him ? Me, nae cheerfu' twinkle lights me; Dark despair around benights me. I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist...her ; Love but her, and love for ever. Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly, Never met—or never parted, We had ne'er been broken-hearted....
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The poetical works and letters of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1859 - 642 pages
...hope she leaves him ? Me, nae cheerful twinkle lights me ; no Dark despair around benights me. I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist...her ; Love but her, and love for ever. Had we never loved sae kindly, n Had we never loved sae blindly ! Never met — or never parted, We had ne'er been...
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The Loves and Heroines of the Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1861 - 480 pages
...of hope she leaves him? Me, nae cheerful twinkle lights me ; Dark despair around benights me. I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist...to see her was to love her; Love but her, and love forever. Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sac blindly, Never met — or never parted,...
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Folk Songs

John Williamson Palmer - 1861 - 466 pages
...of hope she leaves him ? Me, nae cheerfu' twinkle lights me ; Dark despair around benights me. I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy ; Naething could resist...to see her was to love her, Love but her, and love forever. Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly, Never met — or never parted,...
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