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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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THE COMPLETE PROSE WORKS OF MARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER, EXQ.

MARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER, ESQ. - 1851
...once 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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Notes and Queries

1852
...be much better. In the following stanza I do not altogether like the personification of Time : " 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." A likely thought, truly, for...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1852 - 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 poetry...
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The British Millennial Harbinger

James Wallis, David King - 1853
...his bride, yet in the bloom of her charms, when, not shrinking from the future, he tells her " And when with envy time transported Shall think to rob us of our joys, You'll iu your girls again be courted, And I'll go wooing in my boys." Yes, gentlemen, I'll go wooing...
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Ladies' Gems; Or, Poems on the Love of Flowers, Kindness to Animals, and the ...

1855 - 108 pages
...author of this beautiful address to conjugal .ore, written upwards of a century ago, is uncertain. 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. FIRESIDE COMFORTS. DEAR Chloe,...
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The Crock of Gold, and Other Tales

Martin Farquhar Tupper - 1857 - 166 pages
...find, as to other folks, who once were young together : " And when \vith Envy Time transported Seeks to rob 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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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1857 - 376 pages
...their mother's tongue. And when with envy, time transported, Shall think to roh us of our joys, You'll in your girls again be courted, And I'll go wooing in my hoys. Surely this is the sort of poetry that ought to be popular to be sung in our concert-rooms,...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry, by T. Percy. Repr. entire from ..., Volume 1

English poetry - 1858
...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, so You 'll in your girls again be courted, And I 'll go a wooing in my boys. XIV. THE WITCH OF WOKEY...
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Rides and reveries of the late mr. Æsop Smith

Martin Farquhar Tupper - 1858
...sweetly does the poet sing, 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, for there is nothing more beautiful in life, than aged happy wedlock blest with marrying children....
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Thomas Percy - 1859 - 610 pages
...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. THE WITCH OF WOKET, WRITTEN by Dr. Harrington, of Bath, hi 1748, but here printed from a copy supplied...
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