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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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The book of Scottish poems: ancient and modern, ed. with memoirs of the ...

J. Ross - 1878
...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 sac kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly. Never met — or never parted, We had ne'er been...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns, ed. by C. Kent

Robert Burns - 1878
...of hope she leaves him ? Me, nae cheerfu' twinkle lights me ; Dark despair around benights me. I '11 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 Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - 1878 - 760 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...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 Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1878 - 28 pages
...despair around benights me. THE LASS OF BALLOCHMYLE. 1 11 ne'er blame my partial fancy — Naething conld resist my Nancy : But to see her was to love her, Love hnt her, and love for ever. Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly, Never met...
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The Cornhill Magazine

1896
...known verses — and surely the love lyric in England has never so perfectly crystallised a tear — But to see her was to love 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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A Short History of English Versification from the Earliest Times to the ...

Max Kaluza - 1911 - 396 pages
...first glance of dawning light Shall find us saying, still, "Good night!" (Th. Moore, Rondeau.) I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist...ever. Had we never lov'd sae kindly, Had we never loVd sac blindly, Never met — or never parted, We had ne'er been broken-hearted. (Burns, Ae Fond Kiss.)...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...TrGrPo Ae Fond Kiss 10 Ae fond kiss, and then we sever! Ae fareweel, alas, for ever! (1. 1—2) 1 1 (1. 1 1—12) 12 Had we never lov'd sae kindly. Had we never lov'd sae blindly. Never met — or never...
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The Objects of My Affection

Sarah Lugg - 2000 - 64 pages
...That hills and valleys, dale and field, And all the craggy mountains yield. — Christopher Marlow ut to see her was to love her, Love but her, and love forever. Had we never lov'd sae kindly, Had we never lov'd sae blindly, Never met — or never parted...
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On the Trail of Robert Burns

John Cairney - 2000 - 158 pages
...despair around benights me. I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy; Naething could resist my Nancy! Just to see her was to love her, Love but her and love forever. Had we never lov'd sae kindly, Had we never lov'd sae blindly, Never met or never parted,...
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Edinburgh: A Cultural and Literary History

Donald Campbell - 2003 - 277 pages
...hope she leaves him? Me, nae chearfu twinkle lights me, — Dark despair around benights me. 126 /'// ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist...was to love her — Love but her, and love for ever. Mrs. McLehose spent the last forty years of her life at 14 Calton Hill, where she died in 1841, at...
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