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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 Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and ...

Epes Sargent - American literature - 1858 - 478 pages
...slain her lover ? " Outspoke the hardy Highland wight, " I '11 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 '11 row you o'er the ferry." " 0, haste thee, haste ! " the lady cries, "...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1858
...her lover ? " Outspoke the hardy Highland wight, " I '11 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 '11 row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith...
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The Science and Art of Elocution and Oratory: Containing Specimens of the ...

Worthy Putnam - Elocution - 1858 - 407 pages
...shall not fail, don't fear it ; Pll go ; not for your silver dime, But for your manly spirit. 6. " And by my word, the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry, For though a storm is coming on, I'll row you o'er the ferry." 7. By this the wind more fiercely rose,...
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The Standard First[-fifth] Reader ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1859
...slain her lover ? " Outspoke the hardy Highland wight, " I '11 go, my chicf — 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 '11 row you o'er the ferry." "O, haste thee, haste'." the lady cries, "though...
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Select English Poems: With Gaelic Translations, [arranged on Opposite Pages ...

Archibald Sinclair - English poetry - 1859 - 200 pages
...slain 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...word, the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry ; So — tho' the waves are raging white — I'll row you o'er the ferry !" — By this the storm grew loud...
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A Budget of Humorous Poetry: Comprising Specimens of the Best and Most ...

English poetry - 1859 - 320 pages
...You shall not fail, don't fear it; I'll go not for your silver dime, But for your manly spirit." " And by my word, the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry, For though a storm is coming on, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the wind more fiercely rose,...
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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1860
...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-...
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The New York Speaker: A Selection of Pieces Designed for Academic Exercises ...

Warren P. Edgarton - Recitations - 1860 - 502 pages
...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 Book of Favourite Modern Ballads

Book - Ballads, English - 1860 - 167 pages
...I'm ready : It is not for your silver bright. But for your winsome lady : se LORD ULLIN'S DAUGHTER. " 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 apace, The water-...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 332 pages
...have 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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