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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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A Book of Favourite Modern Ballads

Book - Ballads, English - 1860 - 167 pages
...my word! the botmy bird In danger shall not tarry : So. though the waves arI - raging whit, - . I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud...The water-wraith was shrieking : And in the scowl of heav'n each face Grew dark as they were speaking. But still, as wilder blew the wind, And as the night...
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A Book of Favourite Modern Ballads

Book - Ballads, English - 1860 - 167 pages
...I'm ready : It is not for your silver bright. But for your winsome lady : se LORD ULLIN'S DAUGHTER. " 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 ;...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 332 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...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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Homeric Translation in Theory and Practice: A Reply to Matthew Arnold

Francis William Newman - Epic poetry, Greek - 1861 - 104 pages
...by 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 Children's Garland: From the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - Children's poetry - 1862 - 344 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...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 of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1863 - 405 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 poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...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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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863 - 352 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 ;...
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The Children's Garland from the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - Children's poetry - 1863 - 344 pages
...they have slain her lover ? ' Out spoke the hardy Highland wight, ' I 'll go, my chief, I 'm ready ; ' 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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Playtime with the poets: a selection of the best English poetry for the use ...

Playtime - 1863
...— It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady : — K 130 LORD ULLIN'S DAUGHTEB. " 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;...
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