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" O' my sweet Highland Mary. How sweetly bloom'd the gay green birk, How rich the hawthorn's blossom, As underneath their fragrant shade I clasp'd her to my bosom ! The golden hours on angel wings Flew o'er me and my dearie ; For dear to me as light and... "
Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ... - Page 230
by John Aikin - 1838 - 732 pages
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

1840
...birk, How rich the hawthorn's blossom ; As underneath their fragrant shade I clasped her to my bosom ! The golden hours on angel wings Flew o'er me and my...tender ; And, pledging aft to meet again, We tore ourselves asunder ; But, oh ! fell death's untimely frost, That nipp'd my flower sae early ! Now green's...
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The Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1840 - 820 pages
...birk, How rich the hawthorn's Mouom, A underneath their fragrant shade, I clasp'd her to my bosom ! muse dow scarcely spread her wing ! I've play'd mysel...spring, An' danc'd my fill ! I'd better gaen an' sair't ! " To the same affectionate young creatnre. Burns addressed a strain of scarcely inferior...
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The land of Burns, a series of landscapes and portraits, the landscapes from ...

John Wilson - 1840
...hawthorn's blossom , As underneath their fragrant shade, 1 clasp'd her to ray bosom I The golden hours un angel wings, Flew o'er me and my dearie -, For dear...me, as light and life, Was my sweet Highland Mary. 11 Wi* mony a vow and lock'd embrac-. Our parting waa lu' tender ; And, pledging aft to meet again,...
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The Land of Burns: A Series of Landscapes and Portraits ..., Volumes 1-2

John Wilson, Robert Chambers, David Octavius Hill - 1840
...How nth the hawthorn's blossom , As underneath their fragrant shade, 1 i'b |. -I her to my bosom ! The golden hours on angel wings. Flew o'er me and my dearie ; For dear to me, as light and fife, Was my sweet Highland Marc. fi Wi' mony a vow and lock'd embrac Our parting was hi' tender...
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The works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns, James Hogg - 1841
...birk. How rich the hawthorn's blossom ; As underneath their fragrant shade, 1 clasp'd her to my bosom ! The golden hours, on angel wings, Flew o'er me and...tender ; And, pledging aft to meet again, We tore ourselves asunder; But Oh ! fell death's untimely frost, That nipt my flower sae early ! demned as...
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The Life and Land of Burns

Allan Cunningham - 1841 - 363 pages
...birk, How rich the hawthorn's blossom, As underneath their fragrant shade, I clasp'd her to my bosom ! The golden hours, on angel wings, Flew o'er me and...me, as light and life, Was my sweet Highland Mary." Another hand has added to the picture. " This adieu was performed," says Cromek, " in a striking and...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

John Wilson - 1842
...birk, How rich the hawthorn's blossom j As underneath the fragrant shade I clasp'd her to my bosom! The golden hours on angel wings Flew o'er me and my...lock'd embrace Our parting was fu' tender; And pledging oft to meet again We tore ourselves asunder: But oh ! fell death's untimely frost, That nipt my flower...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

John Wilson - 1842
...birk, How rich the hawthorn's blossom j As underneath the fragrant shade I clasp'd her to my bosom ! The golden hours on angel wings Flew o'er me and my...lock'd embrace Our parting was fu' tender; And pledging oft to meet again We tore ourselves asunder: But oh ! fell death's untimely frost, That nipt my flower...
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Dixon's (the Celebrated Buffo Singer) Oddities: A Collection of Nerve ...

George Dixon - 1842 - 36 pages
...kirk, How rich the hawthorn's blossom : Aa underneath her fragrant shade, I clasp'd her to my bosom ! The golden hours on angel wings Flew o'er me and my...as light and life, Was my sweet Highland Mary. Wi' money a vow, and lock d embrace, Our parting was fu' tender ; And pledging aft to meet again, We tore...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 315 pages
...birk, How rich the hawthorn's blossom ; As underneath their fragrant shade I clasp'd her to my bosom ! The golden hours on angel wings Flew o'er me and my...pledging aft to meet again, We tore oursels asunder ; But oh ! fell death's untimely frost, That nipt my flower sae early ! Now green 's the sod, and cauld 's...
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