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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 Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayley

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1846
...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,...
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The Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book

Hugh Gawthrop - Recitations - 1847 - 12 pages
...bride-maidens whispered, " '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 sprang . " She is won i we are gone,...
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The Art of Elocution: Or, Logical and Musical Reading and Declamation. With ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1847 - 383 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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Orthophony; Or, The Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

Elocution - 1847 - 300 pages
..." Impassioned radical and median stress:" "High pitch:" Varied "slides:" Extremely short pauses.) " 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 British minstrel; A choice collection of modern songs. 2 pt. [in 1 vol ...

British minstrel - 1848
...Andthehride-maidens whisper'd,Twerehetterhy 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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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 pages
...violet's birth, By the primrose-stars in the shadowy grass, By the green leaves opening as I pass." S5. "One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reached the haH door, and the charger stood near; So light to the croup the fair lady he swung, So...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...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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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1895
...theme. Mr. Finnimore chooses for his picture the couplet describing the crisis of the narrative : — So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So light to the eaddle before her he sprung I — and he portrays a stately steed and two handsomeyoung people. Neither...
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Orthopony; Or the Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - 1849
..." Impassioned radical and median stress:" "High pitch:" Varied "slides:" Extremely short pauses.) " 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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Orthophony; Or The Cultivation of the Voice in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1849 - 294 pages
...Impassioned radical and median stress:" " High' pitch :" Varied "slides:" Extremely short pauses.) " 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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