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" I'll wage thee. Who shall say that Fortune grieves him, While the star of hope she leaves him? Me, nae cheerfu' twinkle lights me ; Dark despair around benights me. I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy, Naething could resist my Nancy ; But to see her was... "
The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany - Page 207
1809
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...her, and love for ever. Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly, Never met or never parted, We had ne'er been broken-hearted. Fare...thee weel, thou first and fairest ! Fare thee weel, thou best and dearest ! Thine be ilka joy and treasure, Peace, enjoyment, love, and pleasure ! Ae fond...
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Blätter für literarische Unterhaltung, Volume 1

1840
...Naething could resist my Nancy; But to «ее her, vra« to love her, Love but her and love for ever. Had we never lov'd sae kindly Had we never lov'd sae blindly Never met — or never parted We had ne'er been broken-hearted. Fare thee weel, thou tirs I and fairest!...
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The Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1841
...says, " The following exquisitely affecting stanza contains the essence of a thousand love tales :— Had we never lov'd sae kindly, Had we never lov'd sae blindly, Never met — or never parted, We had ne'er been broken-hearted." We agree with the critic, and so does Lord...
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Memoirs of the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Love poetry - 1844 - 376 pages
...the object of a poet's admiration, shall be suffered to fade into a shadow. The subject of the song, Had we never lov'd sae kindly— Had we never lov'd...never parted— We had ne'er been broken-hearted, was also real, and I am afraid, a person of the same description. Of these four lines, Sir Walter Scott...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...! • • • • • Had we never loved sae kindly, Had we never loved sae blindly, Never met, or never parted, We had ne'er been broken-hearted. Fare...thee weel, thou first and fairest ! Fare thee weel, thou best and dearest ! • • • • • Ae fond kiss, and then we sever ; Ae fareweel, alas, for...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1844 - 575 pages
...Naething could resist my Nancy : But to see her, was to love her ; Love but her, and love for ever. Had we never lov'd sae kindly, Had we never lov'd sae blindly, Never met — or never parted, We had ne'er been broken-hearted. Fare thee weel, thou first and fairest !...
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A winter with Robert Burns, annals of his patrons and associates in ...

James Marshall - 1846
...stanza, which was quoted by Byron to grace his Bride of Abydos, is worth a thousand romances : — Had we never lov'd sae kindly ! Had we never lov'd sae blindly ! Never met, or never parted, We had ne'er been broken hearted ! And Mrs Jameson remarks of them : — " They...
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A winter with Robert Burns, annals of his patrons and associates in ...

James Marshall - 1846
...that the following stanza, which was quoted by Byron to grace his Bride of Abydos, is worth a " I3ad we never lov'd sae kindly ! Had we never lov'd sae blindly ! Never met, or never parted, We had ne'er been broken hearted t And Mrs Jameson remarks of them :—" They...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1847 - 635 pages
...Naething could resist my Nancy : But to see her, was to love her ; Love but her, and love for ever. Kad we never lov'd sae kindly, Had we never lov'd sae blindly, Never met — or never parted, We had ne'er been broken-hearted. Fare thee weel, thou first and fairest!...
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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 pages
...Had we never lov'd sae kindlv, Had we never lov'd вае blindly, Never met — or never parted, \Ve had ne'er been broken-hearted. Fare thee weel, thou first and fairest ! Fare Ihee weel, thou best and dearest! Thine be ilka joy and treasure, Peace, enjoyment, love and pleasure...
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