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" I wish the wind may never cease, Nor fashes in the flood, Till my three sons come hame to me In earthly flesh and blood! ' It fell about the Martinmas, When nights are lang and mirk, The carline wife's three sons came hame, And their hats were o "
The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott - Page 159
by Walter Scott - 1842 - 699 pages
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The works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - 1806
...to the carline wife, That her sons she'd never see. " I wish the wind may never cease, " Nor fishes in the flood, " Till my three sons come hame to me,..." In earthly flesh and blood !" It fell about the Martinmass, Whan nights are lang and mirk, The carline wife's three sons came hame, And their hats...
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Minstrelsy: Ancient and Modern: With an Historical Introduction and Notes

William Motherwell - Ballads, English - 1827 - 399 pages
...to the carline wife, That her sons she'd never see. *' I wish the wind may never cease, Nor fishes in the flood, Till my three sons come hame to me In earthly flesh and blood ! 121 It fell about the Martinmas, When nights are lang and mirk, The carline wife's three sons came...
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Minstrelsy: ancient and modern, with an historical intr. and notes, by W ...

Minstrelsy - 1827
...came to the carline wife, That her sons she'd never see. " I wish the wind may never cease, Nor fishes in the flood, Till my three sons come hame to me In earthly flesh and blood ! Q It fell about the Martinmas, When nights are lang and mirk, The carline wife's three sons came...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1833
...to the carline wife, That her sons she'd never see. " I wish the wind may never cease,1 Nor fishes2 in the flood, Till my three sons come hame to me, In earthly flesh and hlood!"— * It fell about the Martinmas, When nights are lang and mirk, The carline wife's three sous...
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Two Lectures Read Before the Essay Society of Exeter College, Oxford ...

Richard John King - Folklore - 1840 - 100 pages
...about wi' gillyflowers; I wot sweet company for to see!" and again in "The Wife of Usher's Well"— " It fell about the Martinmas, When nights are lang and mirk; The Carline wife's three sons came harm: And their hats were o" the birk. It neither grew in syke nor ditch, Nor yet in ony sheugh; But...
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Selections from the Early Ballad Poetry of England and Scotland

Richard John King - Ballads, English - 1842 - 291 pages
...came to the carline wife That her sons she'd never see. " I wish the wind may never cease, Nor fashes1 in the flood, Till my three sons come hame to me, In earthly flesh and blood." — It fell about the Martin mas When nights are lang and mirk, The carline wife's three sons came hame, And their hats were...
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The Book of British Ballads

Samuel Carter Hall - Ballads - 1844 - 153 pages
...were come,' :And the nights wer lang and mirk, When in and cam her ain twa sons, And their hats made o' the birk. It neither grew in syke nor ditch, Nor yet in ony sheuch ; But at the gates o' Paradise That birk grew fair eneuch. ' Blow up the fire, now, maidens...
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Ballads and Metrical Tales

Ballads, English - 1845 - 242 pages
...were come, And the nights were lang and mirk, When in and cam' her ain twa sons, And their hats made o' the birk. It neither grew in syke nor ditch, Nor yet in ony sheuch ; But at the gates o' Paradise That birk grew fair eneuch. " Blow up the fire, now, maidens...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...were come, And the nights were lang and mirk, When in and came her ain twa sons, And their hats made o' the birk. It neither grew in syke nor ditch, Nor yet in ony sheuch ; But at the gates o' Paradise That birk grew fair eneuch. " Blow up the fire now, maidens mine,...
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Minstrelsy, Ancient and Modern: With an Historical Introduction ..., Volume 1

William Motherwell - Ballads, English - 1846
...to the carline wife, That her sons she 'd never see. " I wish the wind may never cease, Nor fishes in the flood, Till my three sons come hame to me,...and mirk, The carline wife's three sons came hame, I And their hats were o' the birk. It neither grew in syke nor ditch, Nor yet in any she ugh ; But...
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