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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 British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...bonny bride CAMPBELL. 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;...
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The juvenile reader, by N. Leitch

N. Leitch - 1851
...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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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853 - 360 pages
...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...bird In danger shall not tarry ; So — though the naves are raging white — I'll row you o'er the ferry ! " By this the storm grew loud apace, The water-wraith...
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Davidson's Universal Melodist: Consisting of the Music and Words ..., Volume 1

Songs - 1853
...1 I'll go, my chief — I'm ready : It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady I ' 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 npace, The water -wraith was shrieking ;...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...slain her lover ? " Outspoke the hardy Highland wight, " I '11 go, my chief, — I 'm ready, — " And, by my word, the bonny bird . In danger shall...the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace, The watrr-wraith was shrieking ; And in the scowl of heaven each face Grew dark as they were speaking....
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The pleasures of hope, Gertrude of Wyoming, and other poems. To which are ...

Thomas Campbell - 1854
...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...
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The Complete Poetical Works, Volume 1

George Crabbe - 1854 - 500 pages
...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...not tarry ; So though the waves are raging white. Til row you o'er the ferry." — By this the storm grew loud apace, The water- wraith was shrieking;...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856
...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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Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of ...

William Sherwood - Conversation - 1856 - 383 pages
...slain her lover ? " Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, " I'll g6, my chief, I'm ready : — It is not for your silver ' bright ; But for your winsome...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...
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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1857 - 412 pages
...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...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...
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