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" I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith was shrieking ; And in the scowl of Heaven each face Grew dark as they were speaking. But still as wilder blew the wind, And as the night grew drearer, Adown the glen rode... "
The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White ... - Page 147
1836 - 444 pages
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The American School Readers: Primer-, Book 4

Kate Forrest Oswell, Charles Benajah Gilbert - Readers - 1911
...go, my chief; I'm ready; It is not for your silver bright ; But for your winsome l ladv : •/ •/ " And by my word ! the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry : So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The water wraith was shrieking ; And...
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Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats

James Weber Linn - 1911 - 215 pages
...winsome lady: — 20 " And by my word! the benny bird In danger shall not tarry; So though the waves a: 3 raging white I '11 row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, 25 The water-wraith was shrieking; And in the scowl of Heaven each face Grew dark as they were speaking....
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Poems of patriotism, history and legend

Poetry - 1912
...have slain her lover?" Outspoke the hardy Highland wight, "I'll go, my chief, — I'm ready: — It is not for your silver bright; But for your winsome lady:...not tarry: So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith was shrieking; And...
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Prose and Poetry for Children

Henry Meade Bland - Children's literature - 1912 - 112 pages
...they our steps discover, Then who will cheer my bonny bride When they have slain her lover?" Scott. "And, by my word, the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry: So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith was shrieking: And...
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The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1912 - 466 pages
...have slain her lover ? " Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, " I 'll go, my chief, I 'm ready : It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady : — " And by my word ! the bonny bird 5 In danger shall not tarry ; So though the waves are raging white I 'll row you o'er the ferry." By...
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Lessons in English: Book I-[II], Book 2

Chestine Gowdy, Lora M. Dexheimer - English language - 1913
...they have slain her lover?" Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, "I'll go, my chief, I'm ready ; It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady...not tarry ; So though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith was shrieking ; And...
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Psychology of the Spoken Word

Delbert Moyer Staley - Elocution - 1914 - 370 pages
...have slain her lover?" Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, "I'll go, my chief — I'm ready. It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady:...not tarry; So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace; The water-wraith was shrieking; And...
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The Sixth Reader

Martha Adelaide Holton, Charles Madison Curry - Readers - 1914 - 314 pages
...spoke the hardy Highland wight, "I'll go, my chief—I'm ready:— It is not for your silver bright, ID But for your winsome lady: "And by my word! the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry; By this the storm grew loud apace, лл The water-wraith was shrieking; And in the scowl of heaven...
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Essays by Matthew Arnold: Including Essays in Criticism, 1865, On ...

Matthew Arnold - English essays - 1914 - 487 pages
...these indirect methods. I proceed to my own metre. It is exhibited in this stanza of Campbell : • By this the storm grew loud apace : The waterwraith was shrieking, And in the scowl of heav'n each face Grew dark as they were speaking. Whether I use this metre well or ill, I maintain...
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The Home Book of Verse for Young Folks

Burton Egbert Stevenson - American poetry - 1915 - 538 pages
...have slain her lover?" Outspoke the hardy Highland wight, "I'll go, my chief, — I'm ready: — It is not for your silver bright; But for your winsome lady:...not tarry: So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith was shrieking; And...
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