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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 Garland of Poetry for the Young: A Selection in Four Parts, Volumes 1-2

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - American poetry - 1868
...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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The young Englishman's first poetry book, compiled by E.C. Lowe

Edward Clarke Lowe - 1868
...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;...
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The Garland of Poetry for the Young: A Selection in Four Parts

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1868
...chief— I'm ready ! It is not for your silver bright, But for your winsome lady ; — " And, by my word I 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 book of poetry for schools and families [ed.] by W. Davis

William Davis (B.A.) - 1869 - 184 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 public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...have slain her lover ?" Out spoke the hardy island 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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A system of elocution based upon grammatical analysis

William Stewart Ross - 1869 - 432 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...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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Dictation Day by Day: A Modern Speller : Sixth Year

Kate Van Wagenen - Spellers - 1911 - 127 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; But...
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Seventh Reader

James Baldwin, Ida Catherine Bender - Readers - 1911 - 258 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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The American School Readers: Primer-

Kate Forrest Oswell, Charles Benajah Gilbert - Readers - 1911
...Highland wight, "I'll go, my chief; I'm ready; It is not for your silver bright; But for your winsome l lady : " And by my word ! the bonny bird In danger...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
...'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 are raging white 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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