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" One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear. When they reached the hall door, and the charger stood near; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprung! "She is won! we are gone, over bank, bush, and scaur:... "
The British minstrel; A choice collection of modern songs. 2 pt. [in 1 vol ... - Page 14
by British minstrel - 1848
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The songs of England and Scotland

England - 1835
...her mother did fret, and her father did fume, And the bridegroom stood dangling his bonnet ami plume, One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reach'd the hall-door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So light to...
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A Garland of Love, Wreathed of Pleasant Flowers, Gathered in the Field of ...

Garland - English poetry - 1836 - 219 pages
...bridegroom stood dangling his bonnet and plume, And the bride-maidens whisper'd, '- 'T were better by far To have match'd our fair cousin with young Lochinvar."...touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reach' d the hall door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung,...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...dangling his bonnet and plume ; And the bridemaidens whispered, " 'Twere better by far To have matched our fair cousin with young Lochinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reached the hall-door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croup the fair lady he swung, So...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: First Series, Containing Minstrelsy ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1838 - 532 pages
...down to blush, and she looked up lo sigh, With a smile on her lips, and a tear in her eye.** 4 f " One touch to her hand, and one word In her ear. When...and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe I if fair lady lie suuitB, so light lo the saddle befofe her he spruug : 'She Is won 1 we are gone,...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...bridegroom stood dangling his honnet and plume, — And the hridc-maidens whisper'd, " 'Twere better by far To have match'd our fair cousin with young Lochinvar...hand, and one word in her ear, When they reach'd the hall-door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, — So light...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 pages
...bridegroom stood dangling his bonnet and plume ; And the bride-maidens whisper'd " Twere better by far To have match'd our fair cousin with young Lochinvar."...hand, and one word in her ear, When they reach'd the hall-door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So light to...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...hridegroom stood dangling his honnet and plume, — And the bride-maidens whisper' d, " 'Twere hetter hy far To have match'd our fair cousin with young Lochinvar !" One touch to her hand, and one word in her car, When they reach'd the hall-door, and the charger stood near; So light to the croupe the fair lady...
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Selections from modern authors, for the use of schools, by mrs. Gething

Gething - 1838 - 80 pages
...dangling his bonnet and plume ; And the bridemaidens whispered, " 'Twere better by far " To have matched our fair cousin with young Lochinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reached the hall door, and the charger stood near ; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung-,...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...stood danglinghisbonnetandplume; And the bridemaidens whispered, " Twere better by far "To have matched our fair cousin with young Lochinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reached the hall door, and the charger stood near; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Sketch of His Life

Walter Scott, J. W. Lake - Poetry - 1838 - 443 pages
...bride-maidens whispered, " Twere better by far To have matched our fair cousin with young Loehinvar." One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reached the hall-door, and the charger stood near; So licht to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So...
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