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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... "
The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: First Series, Containing Minstrelsy ... - Page 211
by Sir Walter Scott - 1838 - 532 pages
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1806
...in heaven, " That I gae maiden hame !" THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL. A FRAGMENT. NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy...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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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisting of Historical and ..., Volume 3

Scott - Ballads, Scots - 1821
...heaven, " That I gae maiden hamc !" THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL. A FRAGMENT. XEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THERK lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was...her, A week but barely ane, When word came to the carlinc wife, They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, When word came to the carline...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: consisting of historical and ..., Volume 3

Scottish border - 1821
...heaven, " That I gae maiden hame !" THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL. A FRAGMENT. KKVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THERK lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was...They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely anc, When word came to the carline wife, They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three,...
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science ..., Volume 10

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1826
...now copy one of the ghostly legends : " The Wife of VArïs »VU " Theredwalt a wife at Ushers-well. A wealthy wife was she. She had three stout and stalwart sons, And »ent them o'er the sea. The wind blew east, the wind blew wot« The sea was in a faem, And »air the...
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English and Scottish Ballads, Volume 1

Francis James Child - Ballads, English - 1857
...a fragment of The Clerk's Twa Sons o' Owsenford. See the second volume of this collection, page 63. THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy...hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, 10 When word came to the carline wife, That her sons she'd never see. * I wish the wind may never cease,...
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English and Scottish Ballads, Volume 1

Francis James Child - Ballads, English - 1857
...fragment of The Clerk's Two, Sons o' Owsenford. See the second volume of this collection, page 63. THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy...them o'er the sea. They hadna been a week from her, s A week but barely ane, When word came to the carline wife, That her three sons were gane. They hadna...
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The Ballads of Scotland, Volume 1

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - Ballads, English - 1859
...that the two penultimate stanzas, which are highly pathetic, are from Mr Chambers' version. rpHERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, -•- And a wealthy...a week from her, A week but barely ane, When word cam' to the carline wife, That her three sons were gane. They hadna been a week from her, A week but...
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The Ballads of Scotland, Volume 1

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - Ballads, Scots - 1858 - 405 pages
...from her, A week but barely ane, When word cam' to the carline wife, That her three sons were gane. H They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, Whan word cam' to the carline wife, That her sons she'd never see. " I wish the wind may never cease,...
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The Ballads of Scotland, Volume 1

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - Ballads, Scots - 1859
...to add, that the two penultimate stanzas, which are highly pathetic, are from Mr Chambers' version. THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy...a week from her, A week but barely ane, When word cam' to the carline wife, They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, When word cam'...
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ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH BALLADS

1860
...a fragment of The Clerk's Twa Sons o' Owsenford. See the second volume of this collection, page 63. THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy...hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, 10 When word came to the carline wife, I wish the wind may never cease. Nor fishes in the flood, Till...
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