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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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The Peep-show

1875
...Britannia! ") the ghost of Margaret comes to William, and spoke to him of his " broken troth " : — " Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge and broken oath ! And give me back my 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 Book of Scottish Ballads: A Comprehensive Collection of the Most ...

Alexander Whitelaw - Ballads, Scots - 1875 - 576 pages
...hoar When iiijur'u gnast» L-omplain ; " Bethink thee, William, of thy fkult, Thy pletlifc and brukcn oath : And give me back my maiden vow, And give me back my truth. " Why did you promite love to me. And not that promise kavpf Why did ji'u * « tar mine vyi»...
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The Tea-table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots ..., Volume 1

Allan Ramsay - Ballads, English - 1876
...hour, When injur'd ghofts complain, And aid the fecret fears of night, To fright the faithlefs man. Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge and broken oath, And give me back my maiden-vow, And give me back my troth. How could you fay my face was fair, And yet that face forfake...
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The Poets and Poetry of Scotland, from the Earliest to the Present Time ...

James Grant Wilson - English poetry - 1876
...When injured ghosts complain; When yawning graves give up their dcail, To haunt the faithless swain. Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge and broken oath; And give me back my maiden-vow, And give me back my troth. Why did you promise love to me. And not that promise keep? 1...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry, by T. Percy, ed. by J. V. Prichard, Volume 2

English poetry - 1876
...To haunt the faithless swain. " Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge and broken oath ; 30 And give 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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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1876 - 558 pages
...To haunt the faithless swain. "Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge and broken oath : 30 And give 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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The Children's Treasury of English Song

Francis Turner Palgrave - Children's poetry, English - 1877 - 302 pages
...injured ghosts complain ; ' When yawning graves give up their dead, ' To haunt the faithless swain. ' Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, ' Thy pledge...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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Reliques of ancient English poetry, by T. Percy. Repr. entire from ..., Volume 3

English poetry - 1877
...To haunt the faithless swain. Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge, and broken oath : so And give me back my maiden vow, And give me back my troth. Wiry did you promise love to me, And not that promise keep? Why did you swear mine eyes were bright,...
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The book of Scottish poems: ancient and modern, ed. with memoirs of the ...

J. Ross - 1878
...injured ghosts complain ; When yawning graves give up their dead, To haunt the faithless swain. vIIt. Bethink thee, William, of thy fault, Thy pledge and broken oath ! And give me back my 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 National Quarterly Review

Edward Isidore Sears, David Allyn Gorton, Charles H. Woodman - 1880
...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 did you say my eyes were bright,...
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