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" While her mother did fret, and her father did fume, And the bridegroom stood dangling his bonnet and plume; And the bride-maidens whispered, "Twere better by far To have matched our fair cousin with young Lochinvar. "
The Songs of England and Scotland - Page 275
1835
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The Scottish Songs, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Ballads, Scots - 1829
...word in her ear, When they reach'd the hall-door, and the charger stood near; So light to the croup the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprung I She is won I we are gone, over bush, loch, and scaur ; They'll have fleet steeds that follow, quoth...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...bridemaidens whispered, " 'Twere better by far " To have matched our fair cousin with young Lochinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reached the hall door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung,...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...bride-maidens whisper'd "'Twere better by far To have match'd our fair cousin with young Lochinvar!" One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When...hall-door, and the charger stood near, So light to the croup the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprung! " She is won! we are gone,...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...to blush, and she looked up to sigh, With a ğmilo un her lips, and a tear in her eye." •MJ II I" One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear. When they reach'd the hall door, nnd the charger stood near ; So lirlit to the r.roune the fuir lady he swung, So licht to...
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The songs of England and Scotland

England - 1835
...While her mother did fret, and her father did fume, And the bridegroom stood dangling his bonnet ami plume, One touch to her hand, and one word in her...swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprung l " She is won ! we are gone, over bush, loch, and scaur ; They'll have fleet steeds that follow,"...
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The Universal Songster and Museum of Mirth: A Collection of ..., Volume 2

Songs - 1835 - 312 pages
...bride-maidens whisper'd, " 'Twere better by far, " To have match'd our fair cousin with young Lochinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When...hall-door and the charger stood near, So light to the croup the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprung. " She's won, we are gone,...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...bridemaidens whispered, " 'Twere better by far To have matched our fair cousin with young Lochinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reached the hall-door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croup the fair lady he swung, So...
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A Garland of Love, Wreathed of Pleasant Flowers, Gathered in the Field of ...

Garland - English poetry - 1836 - 219 pages
...bride-maidens whisper'd, '- 'T were better by far To have match'd our fair cousin with young Lochinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reach' d the hall door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: First Series, Containing Minstrelsy ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1838 - 532 pages
...down to blush, and she looked up lo sigh, With a smile on her lips, and a tear in her eye.** 4 f " One touch to her hand, and one word In her ear. When they reach'd the hall door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe I if fair lady lie suuitB, so light...
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Selections from modern authors, for the use of schools, by mrs. Gething

Gething - 1838 - 80 pages
...bridemaidens whispered, " 'Twere better by far " To have matched our fair cousin with young Lochinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reached the hall door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung-,...
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