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THE BRAES OF YARROW . Thy braes were bonny , Yarrow stream , When first
on them I met my lover ; Thy braes how dreary , Yarrow stream , When now thy
waves his body cover ! For ever now , O Yarrow stream ! Thou art to me a stream
He promised me a wedding - ring ,The wedding - day was fix'd to - morrow ;Now
he is wedded to his grave , Alas , his watery grave , in Yarrow ! Sweet were his
words when last we met ; My passion I as freely told him ; Clasp'd in his arms , I ...
-The tear did never leave her cheek , No other youth became her marrow ; She
found his body in the stream , And now with him she sleeps in Yarrow . J. LOGAN
. 128. WILLIE DROWNED IN YARROW . Down in yon garden sweet and gay ...
She sought him up , she sought him down , She sought him braid and narrow ;
Syne , in the cleaving of a craig , She found him drown'd in Yarrow ! ANON . 129.
LOSS OF THE ROYAL GEORGE . Toll for the Brave ! The brave that are no more !
YARROW UNVISITED . 1803 From Stirling Castle we had seen The mazy Forth
unravellid , Had trod the banks of Clyde and Tay , And with the Tweed had
travellid ; And when we came to Clovenford , Then said my " winsome Marrow .
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An updated version including some more modern poems. Among many favourites, it includes Ben Jonson's “Hymn to Diana”, one of the most perfect lyrics in the English language (you can recite it to the moon, and I have been known to), and “It is not growing like a tree”. Читать весь отзыв
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English poetry from the 1500's through the 1800's. Dedicated to Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland from 1850-1892. It has end notes with lots of extra information, an index of ... Читать весь отзыв
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language
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