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" How could you say my face was fair, And yet that face forsake? How could you win my virgin heart, Yet leave that heart to break? "
Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften - Page 174
by Johann Joachim Eschenburg - 1790
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Lives of Scottish Poets: With Ports. and Vignettes, Volume 3

Joseph] [Robertson - Poets, Scottish - 1822
...name of David Mallet occurs in print is in a list of subscribers to Savage's Miscellanies, 1726. A. s. And give me back my maiden vow, And give me back my Iroth. In " Fair Margret and Sweet William" the midnight scene is introduced in a stanza which Mallet...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...When injur'd ghosts complain ; When yawning graves give up their dead, To haunt the faithless swain. Z 7 ] "K 1824 Published by William C. Hall"% maiden-vow, And give me back my troth. Why did you promise love to me, And not that promise keep ?...
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The songs of Scotland, ancient and modern; with an intr. and notes ..., Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - 1825
...When injured ghosts complain, And yawning graves give up their dead, To haunt the faithless swain. Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge and...me back my maiden vow, And give me back my troth. Why did yon promise love to me, And not that promise keep ? Why said you that my eyes were bright,...
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The Songs of Scotland, Ancient and Modern: With an Introduction ..., Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - Ballads, Scots - 1825
...When injured ghosts complain, And yawning graves give up their dead, To haunt the faithless swain. Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge and...me back my maiden vow, And give me back my troth. Why did you promise love to me, And not that promise keep ? Why said you that my eyes were bright,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...When injur'd ghosts eomplain ; When yawning graves give up their dead, To haunt the faithless swain. 肀 む J ˅ baek my maiden-vow, And give me baek my troth. Why did you promise love to me, And not that promise...
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The Poetical Works of Vincent Bourne

Vincent Bourne - 1826 - 292 pages
...dead, To haunt the faithless swain. Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge, and broken oath j And give me back my maiden vow, And give me back my troth. How could you say my face was fair, And yet that face forsake ? How could you win my virgin heart, Yet leave that...
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Poemata Latine partim reddita, partim scripta

Vincent Bourne - 1826 - 296 pages
...dead, To haunt the faithless swain. Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge, and broken oath j And give me back my maiden vow, And give me back my troth. How could you say my face was fair, And yet that face forsake? How could you win my virgin heart, Yet leave that...
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The Scottish Ballads

Ballads, Scots - 1829 - 399 pages
...perhaps, the only instance in popular poetry, of a ghost being described as appearing in black attire. Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge, and...me back my maiden vow, And give me back my troth. Why did you promise love to me, And not that promise keep ? Why did you swear mine eyes were bright,...
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Abaellino, the Bravo of Venice: A Romance

Heinrich Zschokke - Criminals - 1829 - 214 pages
...When injur'd ghosts complain ; Now yawning graves give up their dead, To haunt the faithless swain. i Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, ^ Thy pledge...me back my maiden vow, And give me back my troth. ' Why did you promise love to me, And not that promise keep ? Why did you swear my eyes were bright,...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...When injured ghosts complain ; When yawning graves give up their dead, To haunt the laitlucss swain. ht but the nightingale's song in the grove: 'Twos...mountain afar, While his harp rung symphonious. a ' Why did you promise love to me, And not that promise keep ? Why did yon swear my eyes were bright,...
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