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" And babes, sweet-smiling babes, our bed. How should I love the pretty creatures, While round my knees they fondly clung! To see them look their mother's features, To hear them lisp their mother's tongue! And when with envy time transported Shall think... "
Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets - Page 120
by George Gilfillan - 1860
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1836
...they fondly clung; To see them look their mother's features, To hear them lisp their mother's tongue. And when with envy time transported Shall think to rob us of our joys, You'll in your girls again be courted, And I'll go wooing in my hoys. hardly know whether to give v.ay...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...fondly clung 1 To see them look their mother's features, To hear them lisp their mother's tongue ! <d z { / < -˻ B L s Fذ . P . , 訫 ɘ 8 * n{jmq _ .$ ; You'll in your girls again be courted, And I'll go wooing in my boys. TRAGIC DRAMATISTS. The tragic...
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The twins

Martin Farquhar Tupper - 1844
...as to other folks, who once were young together ; " And when with Envy Time transported Seeks to roh us of our joys, You '11 in your girls again be courted, And I '11 go wooing in my boys." So said or sung the flighty Mrs. Tracy. It was as simple and innocent...
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The Twins: A Domestic Novel

Martin Farquhar Tupper - 1845 - 110 pages
...once were young together ; ' And when with Envy Time transported Seoks to rob us of our joys, You'll in your girls again be courted, And I'll go wooing in my hoys.'" So said or sung the flighty Mrs. Tracy. It was as simple and innocent a quotation as could...
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Reginald Dalton

John Gibson Lockhart - 1849 - 505 pages
...forgotten't mysel, too? — 'And when time' — 'And when time.' — Ay, ay, this is the way o't — * And when with envy Time transported, Shall think to rob us of our joys, You •ll in your girls again be courted, And I 'll go wooing in my boys.' And are na thae very bonny lines,...
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Notes and Queries

1898
...as the author of the song in which occur the well-known lines (often referred to in ' N. A Q.') :— And when with envy time transported Shall think to rob us of our joys, You'll in your girls again be courted, And I 'II go wooing in my boys. There is this foot-note to the...
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Notes and Queries

1875
...die," &c. Quoted in Charles Kingsley's Westminster Sermons, p. 24. GJ COOPEK. " And when with envy Timo transported Shall think to rob us of our joys, You '11 in vour girls again be courted, While I go wooing with my boys." HAB Information is requested respecting...
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Notes and Queries

1876
...German version of the last stanza of " Winefreda " U but a weak rendering of the English lines : — " And when with envy time, transported, Shall think...joys, You '11 in your girls again be courted, And I '11 go wooing in my boy»." In the ballad of " Sir Patrick Spcns" we are told that "The King Bits...
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The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper

Martin Farquhar Tupper - 1850 - 527 pages
...were young together : •"And when with envy Time, transported, seeks to rob us of our joys, You'll in your girls again be courted, and I'll go wooing in my boys.'" So said or sung the flighty Mrs. Tracy. It was as simple and innocent a quotation as could possibly...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1851 - 558 pages
...they fondly clung; To see them look their mother's features, To hear them lisp their mother's tongue. And when with envy, time transported, Shall think to rob us of our joys, • You'll in your girls again be courted, And I'll go wooing in my boys. Surely this is the sort of...
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