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" There lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she; She had three stout and stalwart sons, And sent them oer the sea. They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely ane, When word came to the carline wife That her three sons were gane. "
The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last ... - Page 165
by Walter Scott - 1833
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Old English Ballads

Francis Barton Gummere - 1894 - 380 pages
...ladyes That ever ware womans weede !' THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL. 1. There lived a wife at Usher's Wei!, And a wealthy wife was she; She had three stout and stalwart sons, And sent them oer the sea. 2. They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely ane, When word came to the carline wife That...
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Old English Ballads

Francis Barton Gummere - 1894 - 380 pages
...And a wealthy wife was she ; She had three stout and stalwart sons, And sent them oer the sea. -2. They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely ane, <t /^ e When word came to the carline wife o ' That her three sons were gane. 3. They hadna been...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 1

M. Arnold - 1895
...OF USHER'S WELL. [Sometimes printed as part of The Three Clerks o' Ou There lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she ; She had three stout...but barely ane, When word came to the carline wife, They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, Whan word came to the carline wife, That...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1895
...USHER'S WELL. [Sometimes printed as part of The Three Clerks o' Ouwnford.] There lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she ; She had three stout...but barely ane, When word came to the carline wife, They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, Whan word came to the carline wife, That...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 3

Charles Dudley Warner - 1896
...swiftness of tragic development in ' Babylon. ' THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL T HERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she; She had three stout and stalwart sons, And sent them o'er the sea. 2. They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely ane. When word came to the carlin1 wife That...
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The Blue Poetry Book

Andrew Lang - 1896 - 264 pages
...And a wealthy wife vvas she ' She had three stout and stalwart , And sent them o'er the sea s' They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely ane, When word came to the carline wife, That her-three sons were gane. They had not been a week from her, A week but barely three, When word came...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 1

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1899
...USHER'S WELL. [Sometimes printed as part of The Three Clerks a Owsenford.] There lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she ; She had three stout...but barely ane, When word came to the carline wife, They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, Whan word came to the carline wife, That...
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The Temple Reader ...

Ernest Edwin Speight - 1900 - 272 pages
...they are bare, The wind sail blaw for evermair. THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she, She had three stout and stalwart sons, And sent them o'er the sea. The hadna been a week from her, A week but barely ane, When word came to the carline * wife, That her...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 3

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Mrs. Lucia Isabella (Gilbert) Runkle, George Henry Warner - 1902
...tragic development in Babylon.* THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL I. nHERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, np I And a wealthy wife was she; She had three stout and...her, A week but barely ane, When word came to the carlin1 wife That her three sons were gane. They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three,...
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Sir Walter Scott's Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1902
...ghosts, see Fraser's Golden Bough, iii. 85-87.] THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she ; She had three stout...the sea. They hadna been a week from her, A week but barelv ane, When word came to the carline wife, That her three sons were gane. ni They hadna been a...
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