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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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The Literary aspirant magazine

...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 life, Was my sweet Highland Mary ! " What a refulgent morsel of the beautiful and the sublime is the line " The golden hours, on angel-wings...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1847 - 635 pages
...How rich the hawthorn's blossom I As underneath their (Vagrant shade, 1 clasp'd her to my ijosorn! The golden hours, on angel wings, Flew o'er me and...as light and life, Was my sweet Highland Mary. Wi' monie a vow and lock'd embrace, Our parting was fu' tender ; And pledging aft to meet again, We tote...
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Songs of Ireland and Other Lands: Being a Collection of the Most Popular ...

1847
...blossom, As underneath their fragrant shade, I clasped her to my bosom ! The golden hours on angel's wings, Flew o'er me and my dearie ; For dear to me...as light and life, Was my sweet Highland Mary. Wi' monie a vow and locked embrace, Our parting was fu' tender, And pledging aft to meet again, We tore...
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of ..., Volumes 3-4

British empire - 1847
...blossom, As, underneath the fragrant shade, I clasped her to my bosom ! The angel-hours, on golden wings, Flew o'er me and my dearie ; For dear to me as light and life Was my sweet Highland Mary." So sang Burns of the woman for whom, of all others, he seems to have formed the most enduring attachment....
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The British minstrel; A choice collection of modern songs. 2 pt. [in 1 vol ...

British minstrel - 1848
...As, underneath their fragrant shade, I clasp'd her to my hosom. The gulden hours, on angel wing ;, Flew o'er me and my dearie ; For dear to me as light...my sweet Highland Mary. Wi' mony a vow and lock'd emhrace, Our parting was fu' tender ; And, pledging aft to meet again, We tore ourselves asunder. But...
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The Marlborough magazine

Marlborough coll - 1855
...heart. How beautiful are the lines which he consecrates to the memory of his own early love, his " Highland Mary," " Wi" mony a vow, and lock'd embrace,...tender ; And, pledging aft to meet again, We tore ourselves asunder ; " But, oh ! fell Death's untimely frost, That nipt my flower sae early ! Now green's...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - 1849 - 425 pages
...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. Wi1 monte a vow and lock'd embrace, Our parting was fu" tender ; And, pledging afc to meet again, We...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...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...me as light and life, Was my sweet Highland Mary. With mony a vow and locked embrace, Our parting was full tender; And pledging oft to meet again, We...
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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 pages
...btrk. How rich the hawthorn's blossom I As underneath their fragrant shade I clasp'd her to my bosom ! The golden hours on angel wings, Flew o'er me and...Wi' mony a vow, and lock'd embrace Our parting was t'u' tender ; And pledging aft to meet again, We tore oursets asunder ; But Oh ! fell death's untimely...
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Poetical works

Robert Burns - 1852
...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...light and life, Was my sweet Highland Mary. Wi' mony a TOW, and lock'd embrace, Our parting was fu' tender ; And, pledging aft to meet again, We tore oursels...
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