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" There, when the sounds of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall Of hands across and down the middle, Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that... "
The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and Belles ... - Page 288
1830
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The Literary souvenir; or, Cabinet of poetry and romance, ed. by A.A. Watts

Alaric Alexander Watts - 1831
...In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lily. II. I saw her at the Country-Ball : There, when the sounds of flute and fiddle Gave signal...spell by far Of all that set young hearts romancing ; She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And then she danced, — Oh heaven, her dancing! IIL Dark...
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The Polar star, being a continuation of 'The Extractor', of ..., Volume 6

1831
...ball — Tuere, when Hie sounds of lliile ami fiddle Gave signal sweet, in ih.it old hall, Of hanus across and down the middle Hers was the subtlest spell by far * Ol ail tii.il set young brails romancing, one was oui ijurcii, our ruse, i.ur star ; Aud then she...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...and filly; In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at the country ball ; There, when the sounds of flute and fiddle...middle. Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing: She was our queen, our rose, our star; And then she danced, — O Heaven...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lily. I saw her at a country ball There where the sound of flute and fiddle, Gave signal, sweet in that old...; Hers was the subtlest spell by far, Of all that sets young hearts romancing, She was our queen, our rose, our star, And when she danced — Oh, heaven...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 pages
...was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lily. I saw her at the county ball — There, when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old...spell by far Of all that set young hearts romancing, She was our queen, our rose, our star; And then she danced — oh, heaven ! her dancing ! Dark was...
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The Poetical Works of Winthrop Mackworth Praed

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1844 - 287 pages
...was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a country ball ; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old...middle, Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And when she danced — oh, heaven,...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a country ball ; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old...middle. Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star; And when she danced — oh, heaven,...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 pages
...was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a country ball ; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old...middle. Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star; And when she danced — oh, heaven,...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a country ball, There where the sound of flute and fiddle, Gave signal sweet, in that old...middle; Hers was the subtlest spell by far, Of all that sets young hearts romancing, . She was our queen, our rose, our star, And when she danced—Oh, heaven...
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Lillian, and Other Poems

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1852 - 290 pages
...I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a country ball; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old...spell by far Of all that set^ young hearts romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star; And when she danced—oh, heaven, her dancing! Dark was her...
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