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" My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. "
The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ... - Page 237
by Robert Burns - 1816
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The songs of Scotland, ancient and modern; with an intr. and notes ..., Volume 2

Allan Cunningham - 1825
...moderate, and the rapture of the lover discreet. They would make a prudent and frugal pair. AFTON WATER. Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes, Flow...thee a song in thy praise; My Mary's asleep by thy mnrmuring stream— Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. Thou stock-dove whose echo resounds...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 1825
...Flow gently, sweet Afton ! among thy green braes ; Flow gently, sweet river ! the theme of my lays ; My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream : Flow gently, sweet Afton ! disturb not her dream. XXI. TcSE—Gilderoy. FROM thee, Eliza ! I must go, And from my native shore ; The cruel fates between...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1826
...all along considered the most proper to be used whenever fair lady was to be addressed in rhyme. " Flow gently, sweet Afton,' among thy green braes....stream, Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. How pleasant thy banks and green valleys below, Where wild in the woodlands the primroses blow ; There...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1826
...a sheltering cave, \\ here waters flow and wild woods wave. AFTON WATER. VLOW gently, sweet Afion, among thy green braes ; Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise ; (Vly Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, Clow gently, sweet Aftou, disturb not her dream. Thou...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - Poets, Scottish - 1828 - 310 pages
...all along considered the most proper to be used whenever fair lady was to be addressed in rhyme. " Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes, Flow...stream, Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. How pleasant thy banks and green valleys below, Where wild in the woodlands the primroses blow ; There...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 1, Volume 15

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...scheme, which will execute itself without murmuring against the government, are very visible. żiivift. Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes, Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise ; ISIy Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, Flow gently, sweet Alton, disturb not her dream. Burns....
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The Scottish Songs, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Ballads, Scots - 1829 - 627 pages
...Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes ; Flow gently, sweet river, the theme of my lays ; My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream; Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. * " The pastoral feeling which Bums infused into this song, is in strict conformity with nature. The...
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The Scottish Songs, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Ballads, Scots - 1829 - 627 pages
...Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes ; Flow gently, sweet river, the theme of my lays ; My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream ; Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. 83 MACPHERSON'S FAREWELL. BURNS. Tuwe—Macpherson's Rant. FAREWEIL, ye prisons dark and strong, The...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 15

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...him ! That's Christian care enough ; for living murmurers There's places of rebuke. Id. Henry VIII. My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, F'low gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. burns. Trouble is grudgingly and hardly brooked, While life's sublimest joys are overlooked : We wander...
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Progressive Exercises in Latin Elegiac Verse

Charles Granville Gepp - English poetry - 1830 - 142 pages
...Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes ; Flow gently, sweet river, the theme of my lays : My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream : Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. Stanza I. 1, 2. How do thy crystal (imitantia crystallos) streams glide around the tiny cot (lares)...
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