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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 Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...CoMu; CTC; EnRP; ErPo; FaFP; GBP; LiTB; NAEL-2; NoP; OAEL-1; PPP; SeCePo Flow Gently, Sweet Afton 22 (1. AWP; BLPL; BoNaP; EnRP; FaBoBe; FaBoPP; FaFP; HelP; LiTB; NAEL-2; TrGrPo Highland Mary 31 O pale,...
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Anne of Green Gables: Non-musical

Sylvia Ashby - Children's plays, American - 2010 - 114 pages
...the valley of death, rode the the six hundred-" (Consults Josie) DIANA: (As Miss Stacy marks time) "Flow gently, sweet Afton among thy green braes. Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise." (Ends off key) CHARLIE: (Drags Moody over) Moody, this is a duel-not a solo! (Miss Stacy joins boys...
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Everyday Spirits

David Appelbaum - Philosophy - 1993 - 195 pages
...grown by the side of the river. Ur, Babylon, Calcutta, Thebes, Constantinople, Rome, Paris, London. Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes! Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise. So is a patience for a tendentious logic whose lesson speaks of the necessity of an extra trip. A riddle...
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The Bonny Earl of Murray: The Man, the Murder, the Ballad

Edward D. Ives - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 182 pages
...best lyrics in this way: 'Ye banks and braes o' bonnie Doon, How can ye bloom sae fresh and fair?' 'Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes, Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise.' However, a 1570 black-letter broadside on the assassination of the Regent Moray begins as follows:...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...1 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. ROBERT BURNS, (1759-1 796) Scottish poet. "Afton Water," st. 6, Johnson's Musics! Museum, vol. 4 (1...
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Give Us This Day: The Story of Prayer

Rufus Goodwin - Religion - 1999 - 233 pages
...personalizing, a connecting with destiny, death, love, and chance shared by prayer and poetry alike. Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes! Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise! — ROBERT BURNS (1759-1796) Or, O Wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn's being Thou, from whose unseen...
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Rapt in Plaid: Canadian Literature and Scottish Tradition

Elizabeth Waterston - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 344 pages
...'Afton Water' continues equally imperiously, with orders to the birds by the river: Thou stock dove whose echo resounds thro' the glen, Ye wild whistling blackbirds in yon thorny den, Thou green crested lapwing thy screaming forbear, I charge you disturb not my slumbering Fair. The unromantic...
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The Last Canyon: A Novel

John Vernon - Fiction - 2002 - 352 pages
...finale: 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! Then he shipped his oars and let Jack row and lay back in the stern with his hands behind his head,...
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Pronouncing English: A Stress-based Approach, with CD-Rom

Richard V. Teschner, Melvin Stanley Whitley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 280 pages
...wild / Piping songs of pleasant glee On a cloud I saw a child / And he laughing said to me . . . 5. Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes, Flow...stream. Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. 6. Truth fails not; but her outward forms that bear The longest date do melt like frosty rime. That...
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Constance Fenimore Woolson: Selected Stories and Travel Narratives

Constance Fenimore Woolson - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 342 pages
...same manner as men are taken in checkers, and wins if he captures all the geese. 14. Deal is singing "Flow Gently, Sweet Afton / among thy green braes;...Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise. . . ," which is the poem "Afton Water" (1789), by the Scots poet Robert Burns (1759-1796), set to music...
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