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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, Bart: Complete in One Volume. With ...

Walter Scott - 1854 - 840 pages
...match'd our fair cousin with young LochOne touch to her band, and one word in her ear, When they rcuch'd the hall-door, and the charger stood near ; So light...swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprung I " She U won ! wo are gone, over bank, bush, and scaur; They'll have fleet steeds that follow," quoth...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1853 - 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,...reach'd the hall-door, | and the charger stood near ; I So light to the croup the fair lady he swung, | So light to the saddle before her he sprung ! I...
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Davidson's Universal Melodist: Consisting of the Music and Words ..., Volume 1

Songs - 1853
...hand ere her mother could bar: ' Now tread we а тешите !* said young Lochinvar. One touch on her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reach'd the hall-door, and the charger stood near ; So lu'lit to the croup the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprung ! ' She is...
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The Book of British Ballads

Samuel Carter Hall - Ballads, English - 1853 - 440 pages
...lily braes. • [' 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 to the saddie before her he sprung ! ' She is won i we are gone, over bank, bush, and scaur ; They 'll have...
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The Practical Elocutionist: An Extensive Collection of Recitations, Selected ...

Conrad Hume Pinches - Elocution - 1854 - 444 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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Elocution - 1854
...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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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Elocution - 1854 - 426 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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Oldham's Amusing and Instructive Reader: A Course of Reading, Original and ...

Oliver Oldham - Readers (Secondary) - 1854 - 384 pages
...maidens whispered: " 'Twere better by far, To have match'd our fair cousin with young Lochinvar." 7. 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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Marmion, by sir W. Scott. With all his intrs., and the editor's notes ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1855
...have mateh'd our fair cousin with young Lochinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her car, When they reach'd the hall-door, and the charger stood...croupe the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle hefore her he sprung ! " She is won ! we are gone, over bank, bush, and scaur ; They'll have fleet...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1855 - 381 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,...reach'd the hall-door, and the charger stood near ; I So light to the croup the fair lady he swung, | So light to the saddle before her he sprung ! "...
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