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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

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1855 - 840 pages
...bride-maidens whisper'd, " 'Twere better by far, To have match'd our fair cousin with young LochOne touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they...reach'd the hall-door, and the charger stood near ; So UVht to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So li^Iit to the saddle before her he sprung ! " She is...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1855 - 444 pages
...bridemaidens 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 to the...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Readers - 1855 - 426 pages
...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 light to the saddle before her he spiung! " She is won ! we are gone, over bank, bush, and scaur ; They'll have fleet steeds that follow...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1856 - 508 pages
...down to blush, and she look'd up to sigh, With a smilo on her lips, and a tear in her eye. ***** " 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...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1857 - 448 pages
...bridemaidens whisper'd " 'T were 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 reach'd the hall door, and their + charger stood near, So light to the croup the fair lady he swung, So light to...
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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1857 - 412 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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...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 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 Cousins: Or, The Captain's Ward

James A. Maitland - American fiction - 1857 - 384 pages
...monstrosity. If such should ever be the case, Charley, you should step in like a second Lochinvar — " One touch to her hand and one word in her ear, When they reached the hall door, and a charger was near — So light to the croup the fair lady he swung —...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - 1857
...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,...
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The Orator: A Monthly Magazine of Speeches, Plays, Dialogues ..., Volume 1

1857
...bride-maidens whispered, " 'T were 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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