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" Curst be the heart that thought the thought, And curst the hand that fired the shot, When in my arms Burd Helen dropt, And died to succour me ! 0 think na ye my heart was sair, When my love dropt down and spak' nae mair ! There did she swoon wi' meikle... "
The Western Educational Review - Page 146
1871
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1806
...Helen lies ! Night and day on me she cries ; O that I were where Helen lies, On fair Kirconnell Lee ! Curst be the heart, that thought the thought, And...curst the hand, that fired the shot, When in my arms hurd* Helen dropt, And died to succour me ! O think na ye my heart was sair, When my love dropt down...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: consisting of historical and romantic ...

Scottish border - 1812
...Helen lies! Night and day on me she cries ; O that I were where Helen lies, On fair Kirconnel Lee ! Curst be the heart that thought the thought, And curst the hand that fired the shot, "W hen in my arms burd * Helen dropt, And died to succour me ! O think na ye my heart was sair, When...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: consisting of historical and ..., Volume 2

Scottish border - 1821
...Helen lies, Night and day on me she cries ; Oh that I were where Helen lies, On fair Kirconnell Lee ! Curst be the heart that thought the thought, And curst...fired the shot, When in my arms burd * Helen dropt, And died to succour me ! O think na ye my heart was sair, When my love dropt down and spak nae mair...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...Helen lies, Night and day on me she cries; O that I were where Helen lies, On fair Kirconnell Lee ! Curst be the heart that thought the thought, And curst the hand that firea the shot, When in my arms burdt Helen dropt, And died to succour me ! 0 think na ye my heart...
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The Songs of England and Scotland, Volume 2

Ballads, English - 1835
...When my love dropt and spoke nae mair, She sank and swoon'd wi' meikle care On fair Kirconnel lea. Curst be the heart that thought the thought, And curst...fired the shot, When in my arms burd Helen dropt, And died to succour me. As I went down the water wide, None but my foe to be my guide, With sword in...
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The songs of England and Scotland

England - 1835
...When my love dropt and spoke nae mair, She sank and swoon'd wi' meikla care On fair Kirconnel lea. Curst be the heart that thought the thought, And curst...fired the shot, When in my arms burd Helen dropt, And died to succour me. As I went down the water wide, None but my foe to be my guide, With sword in...
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Rambles in Northumberland and on the Scottish Border ... By S. Oliver, etc

Stephen OLIVER (the Younger, pseud. [i.e. William Andrew Chatto.]), William Andrew Chatto - Berwickshire (Scotland) - 1835 - 347 pages
...Helen lies, Night and day on me she cries ; O that I were where Helen lies, On fair Kirk-Connel Lee ! Curst be the heart that thought the thought, And curst the hand that fired the shot, When in my arms hurd Helen dropt, And died to succour me * ! * I have heard a different version of this stanza, thus...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: First Series, Containing Minstrelsy ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1838 - 532 pages
...Helen lies, Night and day on me she cries; O that I were where Helen lies, On fair Kirconnell Lee! Curst be the heart that thought the thought, And curst...fired the shot, When in my arms burd ' Helen dropt, And died to succour me ! 0 think na ye my heart was sair. When my love dropt down and spak nae mair...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1842 - 699 pages
...Helen lies, Night and day on me she cries; 0 that I were where Helen lies, OB fair Kirconnell Lee ! Curst be the heart that thought the thought, And curst the hand that fired the shot, When in my arms burdt Helen dropt, And died to succour me! 0 tiiink na ye my heart was sair, When my love dropt down...
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The Book of British Ballads

Samuel Carter Hall - Ballads, English - 1844 - 152 pages
...Helen lies, Night and day on me she cries; O that I were where Helen lies, On fair Kirconnell Lee ! Curst be the heart that thought the thought, And curst...fired the shot, When in my arms burd Helen dropt, And died to succour me ! O think na ye my heart was sair, When my love dropt down and spak nae mail!...
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