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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 Intermediate Reader: For the Use of Schools : with an Introductory ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1843 - 246 pages
...I'll go, my chief; I'm ready ; It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome 4 lady : — 6. "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." 7. By this the storm grew loud apace,' The water-wraith8 was shrieking,...
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A book of favourite modern ballads [ed. by J.C.].

Book - Ballads, English - 1865 - 83 pages
...the hardy Highland witrht, " I'll fro, my ehief I'm ready . It is not for your .silver bright, I5ut for your winsome lady : " And by my word ! the bonny...danger shall not tarry : So, though the waves are rajrinjj white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loivl apaoe, The water-wraith...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

1866
...our steps discover, Then who will cheer my bonny bride When they have slain her lover ? "— It is not for your silver bright ; But for your winsome...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....
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The British Poets

1866
...our steps discover, Then who will cheer my bonny bride When they have slain her lover ? " — 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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Class-book of English poetry

English poetry - 1866 - 348 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...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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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 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, By this the storm grew loud apace ; The water-wraith was shrieking ; And in the scowl of heaven each...
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Select Readings from the Poets and Prose Writers of Every Country

James Fleming (ed) - 1866
...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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Class-book of English Poetry, Volume 1

English Poetry - 1866 - 155 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...bonny bird In danger shall not tarry ; So, though the wavrs 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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Progressive Readers: A Class Book for the Use of Advanced Pupils ..., Issue 5

John Epy Lovell - 1866
...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...bonny bird In danger shall not tarry : So, though the wares are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry." By this the storm grew loud apace ; The water...
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The Standard Fifth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - 1867 - 478 pages
...have slain her lover J " 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- wraith81 was shrieking,...
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