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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 Children's First [-third] Book of Poetry, Book 2

Emilie Kip Baker - Children's poetry - 1915
...they 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...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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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
..."I'll go, my chief— I'm ready: — It is not for your silver bright; But for your winsome lady: 20 , Lay the weak tribes a miserable prey, 985 In mingled murder, fluttering on the ground! I'll row you o'er the ferry." — By this the storm grew loud apace, 25 The water-wraith was shrieking;...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
..."I'll go, my chief — I'm ready: — It is not for your silver bright; But for your winsome lady: 20 "And by my word! the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry: So though the waves arc raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." — By this the storm grew loud apace, 25 The water-wraith...
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Literature Reader, Volume 6

Leroy E. Armstrong - Children's literature - 1916
...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...So though the waves are raging white. I '11 row you o 'er the ferry. ' ' By this the storm grew loud apace,0 The water-wraith0 was shrieking; And in the...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
...spoke the hardy Highland wight, "I'll go, my chief; I'm ready: It is not for your silver bright; 20 o 'er the ferry. ' ' 25 By this the storm grew loud apace, The water wraith1 was shrieking; And in...
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One Hundred Narrative Poems

George E. Teter - American poetry - 1918 - 436 pages
...slain her lover?" Out spoke the hardy Highland wight,1 "I'll go, my chief — I'm ready: — It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady:...shall not tarry ; So though the waves are raging white I'll row you o'er the ferry." — \. Wight A man. By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith2...
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Junior High School Literature ...

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - American literature - 1919
...wight, "I'll go, my chief, I'm ready; It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady. • 5 "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, I0 The water-wraith was shrieking;...
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McGuffey's First-[sixth] Eclectic Reader, Issue 5

William Holmes McGuffey - Primers, American - 1920
...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 Elson Readers..: Book 5-8 ...

William Harris Elson - 1921
...spoke the hardy Highland wight, "I'll go, my chief, I'm ready ; It is not for your silver bright, 20 But for your winsome lady. "And by my word! the bonny...shall not tarry; So though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." 2? By this the storm grew loud apace, The water- wraith was shrieking;...
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The Way of Poetry: An Anthology for Younger Readers

John Drinkwater - Children's poetry - 1922 - 240 pages
...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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