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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 Works of Walter Scott, Esq: Marmion; a tale of Flodden field

Sir Walter Scott - 1813
...bride-maidens 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, So...
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The words of the most favourite pieces, performed at the Glee club ..., Volume 1

Glee club, Richard Clark - 1814 - 435 pages
...bride-maidens whisper'd 'twere better by far, To hare 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, So light in the...
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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1818
...hride-maidens whispered, " "I were hetter hy 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, So...
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The poetical works of Walter Scott, Volume 4

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...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...the saddle before her he sprung .' " She is won! we aregone, over bank, bush, and scaur; They'll have fleet steeds that follow," quoth young Lochinvar....
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Annual Register, Volume 50

Edmund Burke - History - 1820
...bride-maidens 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. So...
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Magazine of Wit and American Harmonist: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

American wit and humor - 1821 - 144 pages
...bride maidens whispered, "'Twere better by far, To have matched our fair cousin with young Lochvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reach 'd the hall dour, and the charger stood near ; S" light to the croupe the fair lady he swung,...
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The songs of Scotland, ancient and modern; with an intr. and notes ..., Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - 1825
...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 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...
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The Songs of Scotland, Ancient and Modern: With an Introduction ..., Volume 4

Allan Cunningham - Ballads, Scots - 1825
...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 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...
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The Scottish Songs, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Ballads, Scots - 1829 - 370 pages
...her eoft hand ere her mother could bar : Now tread we a measure ! said young Lochinvar. One touch on her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reach'd...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 Scottish Songs, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Ballads, Scots - 1829 - 370 pages
...her soft hand ere her mother could bar : Now tread we a measure ! said young Lochinvar. One touch on her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reach'd...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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