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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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A system of elocution based upon grammatical analysis

William Stewart Ross - 1869 - 432 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...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 school book of poetry, ed. by W.C. Bennett

William Cox Bennett - 1870 - 192 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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The illustrated public school speaker and reader based on grammatical ...

Alexander Kennedy Isbister - Oratory - 1870 - 382 pages
...slain her lover !' Out spoke the hardy island 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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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1870
...ready : — It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady : 'll LORD ULLLVS 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-wraith...
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The Poetical Works of Campbell, Goldsmith, and Gray: With Memoirs of the Authors

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1870 - 445 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 : " And by my word I the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry; So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - English poetry - 1871 - 449 pages
...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 Harvard Classics, Volume 41, Page 2

Literature - 1910
...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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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1909 - 606 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....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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English Poetry: Volume 2

English poetry - 1910
...have slain her lover ? ' Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, Til 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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Dictation Day by Day: A Modern Speller : Sixth Year

Kate Van Wagenen - Spellers - 1911 - 127 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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