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" Heaven ! her dancing ! Dark was her hair ; her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely tender ; Her eyes were full of liquid light ; I never saw a waist so slender. Her every look, her every smile... "
The Literary souvenir; or, Cabinet of poetry and romance, ed. by A.A. Watts - Page 111
edited by - 1831
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830
...yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lily. • n bin! ,,, ..... . " I saw her at the county ball,— There, when the sounds of flute and fiddle . Gave...spell by far Of all that set young hearts romancing, Sbę was oar queen, our rose, our star ; And then she danced,— oh, Heaven ! her dancing! f J)ark...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830
...boy, I fell iu love with Laura Lily. " I saw her at the county ball,— There, when the sounds ot' flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall,...hearts romancing, She was our queen, our rose, our Mar ; And then she danced,— ob, Heaven ! her dancing ! " Dark was her hair ; her hand was white ;...
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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 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 Poetical Works of Winthrop Mackworth Praed

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 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 - 1851 - 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 - 277 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...romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star; And when she danced—oh, heaven, her dancing! Dark was her hair, her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a country hall 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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