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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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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1886
...HALLEK. ODD BLUNDER.— I find the following in the poetical volume of Seeley's series of school-books : So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle behind her he sprung. Young Lochinv.'ir's charger must have been of a very unusual frame to have room...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...young Lochinты-!' One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, "When they reached the hall door, to the neighbouring poor, And strangers 1 • She is won ! we are gone, отег bank, bush, and scaur ; They'll hare fleet steeds that follow...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 pages
...bride-maidens whispered, " 'T were better by far To have matched our fair cousin with young LochJavar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reached the hall door, where the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung,...
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The juvenile reader, by N. Leitch

N. Leitch - 1851
...bride-maidens whisper'd, " "IWere 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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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life; Or, The California and Oregon Trail ...

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1852 - 448 pages
...silent forests that I fancied were concealed there. CHAPTER XII. ILL-LUCK. " One touch to her hand, anil one word in her ear, When they reach'd the hall-door,...swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprung I ' She is won 1 we are gone, over bank, bush, and scaur ; They'll have fleet steeds that follow,'...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life; Or, The California and Oregon Trail ...

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1852 - 448 pages
...the black torrents, the silent forests that I fancied were concealed there. CHAPTER XII. ILL-LUCK. " One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reach'd the hall-door, and the charger Mood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprang...
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First collection of instructive extracts

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...bride-maidens whisperM, " '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...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 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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THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT

1852
...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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 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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