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" His horsemen hard behind us ride; Should they our steps discover, Then who will cheer my bonny bride, When they have slain her lover? "
The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner - Page 79
1820
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The New-England Pocket Songster: A Choice Collection of Popular Songs, New ...

Ballads, American - 1846 - 160 pages
...chief — I'm ready : — It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome Jady ; ' And by iny word ! the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry ; So though the waves arc raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The water...
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The Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book

Hugh Gawthrop - Recitations - 1847 - 12 pages
...her lover ? " Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, " I'll go, my chief — I'm ready : — It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady...bird In danger shall not tarry ; So — though the waves are raging white— I'll row thee o'er the ferry ! " By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith...
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Songs of Ireland and Other Lands: Being a Collection of the Most Popular ...

Songs, English - 1847
...slain her lover ?" Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, " I'll go, my chief — I'm ready : It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady...bonny bird In danger shall not tarry ; So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith...
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The Fourth Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - Elocution - 1847 - 408 pages
...Bonny, (Scotch phrase ;) pretty, handsome. * Win'Bume, (Scotch phrase ;) cheerful, merry. 24* 6. " And by my word ! the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry ; So, though the waves are raging white, I '11 row you o'er the ferry." 7. By this the storm grew loud apace, The water...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...bride CAMPBELL. Outspoke the hardy Highland wight " I'll go, my chief— I'm ready : — It is not for your silver bright; But for your winsome lady...bonny bird In danger shall not tarry; So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry."— By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith...
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Protectionist parodies, by 'a Tory' [signing himself E.H.K.H.].

Edward Hugessen Knatchbull- Hugessen (1st baron Brabourne.) - 1850
...— my chief— I'm ready — " It is not for your siller bright, " But for your winsome Leddy. 6. " And, by my word, the bonny bird " In danger shall not tarry, " And, though the waves be raging wild, " I'll row ye o'er the ferry !" 7. " Then haste ye, haste,"...
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The juvenile reader, by N. Leitch

N. Leitch - 1851
...slain her lover?" Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, I'll go, my chief — I'm ready: — It is not for your silver bright; But for your winsome lady:...bonny bird In danger shall not tarry; So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry!" By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith...
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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853 - 360 pages
...her lover ? " Out spoke the hardy highland wight, " I'll go, my chief — I'm ready: — It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady...bird In danger shall not tarry ; So — though the naves are raging white — I'll row you o'er the ferry ! " By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith...
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Davidson's Universal Melodist: Consisting of the Music and Words ..., Volume 1

Songs - 1853
...1 I'll go, my chief — I'm ready : It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady I ' And, by my word, the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry ; So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry.' By this the storm grew loud npace, The water...
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The Complete Poetical Works, Volume 1

George Crabbe - 1854 - 500 pages
...her lover ? " — Outspoke the hardy Highland wight, "I'll go, my chief — I'm ready: — It is not for your silver bright ; But for your winsome lady:...bonny bird In danger shall not tarry ; So though the waves are raging white. Til row you o'er the ferry." — By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-...
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