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" Then let en look en out a wife In Blackmwore by the Stour. As I upon my road did pass A school-house back in May, There out upon the beaten grass Wer maidens at their play ; An' as the pretty souls did tweil An' smile, I cried, " The flow'r O' beauty,... "
Hwomely Rhymes: A Second Collection of Poems in the Dorset Dialect - Page 2
by William Barnes - 1859 - 208 pages
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Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect: Second collection

William Barnes - English language - 1863 - 212 pages
...their door, To zee em in their pleace, A-doen housework up avore Their smilen mother's feace ; You'd cry — " Why, if a man would wive An' thrive, 'ithout...maidens at their play ; An' as the pretty souls did tweil An' smile, I cried, " The flow'r O' beauty, then, is still in bud In Blackmwore by the Stour."...
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Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect

William Barnes - Dialect poetry, English - 1879 - 467 pages
...your mind, In Blackmwore by the Stour." A-doen housework up avore Their smilen mother's feace ; You'd cry — " Why, if a man would wive An' thrive, 'ithout...maidens at their play ; An' as the pretty souls did tweil An' smile, I cried, " The flow'r O' beauty, then, is still in bud In Blackmwore by the Stour."...
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A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895: Selections Illustrating the ..., Volume 1

Edmund Clarence Stedman - English poetry - 1895 - 744 pages
...their door, To zee em in their pleace, A -ilt irii housework up avore Their smilen mother's feftce ; You 'd cry — " Why, if a man would wive An' thrive,...maidens at their play ; An' as the pretty souls did tweil An' smile, I cried, " The flow'r O' beauty, then, is still in bud In Blackmwore by the Stour."...
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A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895: Selections Illustrating the ..., Volume 1

Edmund Clarence Stedman - English poetry - 1895
...Blackmwore by the Stour." As I upon my road did pass A school-house back in May, There out upon the bešten grass Wer maidens at their play ; An' as the pretty souls did tweil An' smile, I cried, " The flow'r O' beauty, then, is still in bud In Blackmore by the Stour."...
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The Golden Treasury

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1897 - 279 pages
...their door, To zee 'em in their pleace, A-doen housework up avore Their smilen mother's feace ; You'd cry — ' Why, if a man would wive An' thrive, 'ithout...maidens at their play ; An' as the pretty souls did tweil An' smile, I cried, ' The flow'r O' beauty, then, is still in bud In Blackmwore by the Stour.'...
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The English Poets: Browning to Rupert Brooke

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1918
...their door, To zee em in their pleace, A-doen housework up avore Their smilen mother's feace; You'd cry — " Why, if a man would wive An' thrive, 'ithout...maidens at their play; An' as the pretty souls did tweil An' smile, I cried, "The flow'r O' beauty, then, is still in bud In Blackmwore by the Stour!"...
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 3

Alfred Henry Miles - English poetry - 1905
...Their smilen mother's feace; You'd cry — " Why, if a man would wive An' thrive, 'ithout a dovv'r, Then let en look en out a wife In Blackmwore by the...maidens at their play ; An' as the pretty souls did tweil An' smile, I cried, " The flow'r O' beauty, then, is still in bud In Blackmvvore by the Stour.''...
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The Ladies' Pageant

Edward Verrall Lucas - Women - 1908 - 371 pages
...their door, To zee 'em in their pleace, A-doen housework up avore Their smilen mothers' fea'ce, You'd cry — " Why, if a man would wive An' thrive, 'ithout...school-house back in May, There out upon the beaten grass Wer ma1dens at their play ; An' as the pretty souls did twile An' smile, I cried, " The flow'r O beauty,...
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Her Infinite Variety: A Feminine Portrait Gallery

Edward Verrall Lucas - English literature - 1908 - 371 pages
...Stour." An' if you look'd 'ithin their door, To zee 'em in their pleace, A-doen housework up avore You'd cry — " Why, if a man would wive An' thrive, 'ithout...school-house back in May, There out upon the beaten grass Wer ma1dens at their play ; An' as the pretty souls did twile An' smile, I cried, " The flow'r O beauty,...
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Select Poems of William Barnes

William Barnes - Dialect poetry, English - 1908 - 196 pages
...if a man would wive An' thrive, 'ithout a dow'r, 30 Then let en look en out a wife In Black m wore by the Stour.' As I upon my road did pass A school-house...maidens at their play ; An' as the pretty souls did tweil An' smile, I cried, ' The flow'r O' beauty, then, is still in bud In Blattkmwore by the Stour.'...
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