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" O that I were where Helen lies ! Night and day on me she cries ; Out of my bed she bids me rise, Says,  "
The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last ... - Page 141
by Walter Scott - 1833
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

1863 - 405 pages
...1 'll make a garland of thy hair Shall bind my heart for evermair O that I were where Helen lies ! Night and day on me she cries ; Out of my bed she...thou lies low and takes thy rest On fair Kirconnell lea. 1 wish my grave were growing green, A winding sheet drawn ower my een, And I in Helen's arms lying,...
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English and Scottish Ballads, Volume 2

Francis James Child - 1864
...thy hair, Shall bind my heart for evermair, Until the day I die. O that I were where Helen lies IM Night and day on me she cries ; Out of my bed she bids me rise, Says, " Haste and come to me ! " O Helen fair ! O Helen chaste ! If I were with thee, I were blest, v> Where thou lies low,...
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Early Scottish Ballads

William Motherwell - 1864 - 354 pages
...evermair, Until the day I die. 0 that I were where Helen lies ! Night and day on me she cries ; 0ut of my bed she bids me rise, Says, " Haste, and come to me ! " 0 Helen fair ! 0 Helen chaste ! If I were with thee, I were blest, Where thou lies low, and takes thy rest, 0n fair...
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The Ballad Book: A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads

William Allingham - 1865 - 393 pages
...your hair, Shall bind my heart for evermair, Until the day I dee ! 7 O that I were where Helen lies ! Night and day on me she cries ; Out of my bed she bids me rise, Says, ' Haste, and come to me ! ' 'burd' (bird), damsel, young lady. 8 0 Helen fair! O Helen chaste ! Were I with thee I would be...
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The Book of Rubies: A Collection of the Most Notable Love-poems in the ...

1866 - 384 pages
...thy hair Shall bind my heart for evermair, Until the day I dee. Oh, that I were where Helen lies ! Night and day on me she cries ; Out of my bed she bids me rise, Says, " Haste and come to me !" Oh, Helen fair ! Oh, Helen chaste ! Were I with thee I would be blest, Where thou lies low and takes...
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Ballads: Scottish and English. With illustr. by J. Lawson

Ballads - 1867
...thy hair, Shall bind my heart for evermair Until the day I dee ! Oh that I were where Helen lies ! Night and day on me she cries ; Out of my bed she...blest, Where thou lies low, and takes thy rest, On fair Kirkconnell lee. 1 wish my grave were growing green ; A winding-sheet drawn ower my een, And I in Helen's...
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History of the burgh of Dumfries, with notices of Nithsdale, Annandale, and ...

William McDowall - 1867 - 916 pages
...scarcely anything more pathetic than the closing verses in which Fleming wails forth his sorrow: "Oh Helen fair! O Helen chaste! If I were with thee, I...blest, Where thou lies low, and takes thy rest, On fair Kirkconnel Lee. " I wish I were where Helen lies! Night and day on me she cries; And I am weary of...
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History of the Burgh of Dumfries

William M'Dowall - 1867 - 916 pages
...which Fleming wails forth his sorrow : " Oh Helen fair! 0 Helen chaste ! If I were with thee, 1 were blest, Where thou lies low, and takes thy rest, On fair Kirkconuel Lee. "I wish I were where Helen lies ! Night and day on me she cries ; And I am weary of...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...thy hair Shall bind my heart for evermair Until the day I die. Oh that I were where Helen lies! 25 Night and day on me she cries; Out of my bed she bids...O Helen chaste! If I were with thee, I were blest, 30 Where thou lies low and takes thy rest On fair Kirconnell lea. 1 wish my grave were growing green,...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: ballads, collected by sir W. Scott. Repr ...

Scottish border - 1869
...of thy hair, Shall bind my heart for evermair, Until the day I die. O that I were where Helen lies ! Night and day on me she cries ; Out of my bed she...lies low, and takes thy rest, On fair Kirconnell Lee. I wish my grave were growing green, A winding-sheet drawn ower my e'en, And I in Helen's arms lying,...
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