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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 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Sketch of His Life

Walter Scott, J. W. Lake - Poetry - 1838 - 443 pages
...bride-maidens whispered, " Twere better by far To have matched our fair cousin with young Loehinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reached the hall-door, and the charger stood near; So licht to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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, So...
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Marmion

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1839
...word in her ear, When they reaehed the hall-door, and the eharger stood near ; So light to the eroupe the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle before her ho sprung ! " She is won ! we are gone, over hank, bush, and seaur ; They'll have fleet steeds that...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 364 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,...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 !...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One Volume. With ...

Walter Scott - 1841 - 823 pages
...bride-maidens whisper'd," "Twere betterby far, To have match'dourfaircousin with young Lochinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reach'd tho hall-door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So light...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 8

1842
...guards had passed, when he joined Hamors, and together they reached their boat in safety. CHAPTER IV. So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung. So light to the saddle before her ho sprung ; " She's won ! we are gone, over bank, buh and scaur, They will have fleet Bleeds that...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1842 - 699 pages
...down to blush, and she looked up to sigh, With a smile on her lips, and a tear in her eye." IW41 It ["'One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, when they reach'd the hall door, and the charter stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So lipht to...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart., Containing Lay of the Last ...

Walter Scott - 1843 - 624 pages
...hride-maidens whispered, " Twere hetter hy i' far To have matched our fair cousin with young Lochinvar." So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle hefore her he sprung ! " She is won ! we are gone, over hank, hufih, and scaur; They'll have fleet...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...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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The Quaver; or, Songster's pocket companion

Quaver - Songs - 1844 - 512 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 they reach'd the hall door and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So light on the...
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