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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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English and Scottish Popular Ballads

William Allan Neilson - 1909 - 187 pages
...from her, A week but barely ane, Whan word came to the carline wife That her three sons were gane. 3. They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, Whan word came to the carlin wife That her sons she 'd never see. 4. " I wish the wind may never cease,...
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English Poetry, Volume 40

1910 - 1508 pages
...na sooner down Then ay it is full weet." 17 THE WIFE OP USHER'S WELL THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she; She had three stout...hadna been a week from her, A week but barely ane, Whan word came to the carline1 wife That her three sons were gane. They hadna been a week from her,...
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 40

1910
...na sooner down Then ay it is full weet." 77 THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she ; She had three stout...stalwart sons, And sent them oer the sea. They hadna heen a week from her, A week but barely ane, Whan word came to the carline1 wife That her three sons...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature, Volume 2

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - 1910 - 966 pages
...children thre, All and my lovesome wyffe.' THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL L 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. 2. They hadna been a week from her, 5 A week but barely ane, Whan word came to the carline wife That...
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Feminine Influence on the Poets

Edward Thomas - 1911 - 351 pages
...mother is painted by the first verse of " 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. When they come home their hats are made from a birch tree that grew "at the gates o' Paradise." She...
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The Best English and Scottish Ballads

1911 - 375 pages
...fair body She burnt like hollins green. THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL 1. 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 he sea. 2. They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely ane, When word came to the carline wife...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 1

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1912
...USHER'S WELL. [Sometimes printed as part of The Three Clerks o' Owsea/urd.} There lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she ; She had three stout...week but barely ane, When word came to the carline wile, That her three sons were gane. They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, Whan...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English ..., Volume 6, Pages 2121-2726

1912 - 3742 pages
...By the bonny mill-dams o' Binnorie. Unknown THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she; She had three stout...hadna been a week from her A week but barely ane, Whan word came to the carline wife, That her three sons were gane. They hadna been a week from her,...
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Poems of patriotism, history and legend

1912
...stalwart sons, And sent them o'er the sea. They hadna been a week from her A week but barely ane, Whan word came to the carline wife, That her three sons...hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, Whan word came to the carline wife, That her sons she'd never see. The Wife of Usher's Well 2547 "I...
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The Children's First [-third] Book of Poetry, Book 2

Emilie Kip Baker - 1915
...love but live no more. PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY. THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she : She had three stout...stalwart sons, And sent them o'er the sea. They had not been a week from her, A week but barely ane, When word came to the carline wife That her three...
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