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" Were in my fowling-piece and filly; In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at the County Ball; There, when the sounds of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall Of hands across and... "
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
..." , •• By the AutJior of " Lilkan." , " Years— years ago— ere yet my dreams , . ll:iil heen of being wise or witty ; , , . Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty; Years— years ago— while all my joy ' Was in my fowllngpiece and...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830
...to its perusal : THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM. AN EVERY-DAY CHARACTER. By the Author of " Lillian." " Years— years ago— ere yet my dreams Had been of...wise or witty; Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty ; Years— years ago— while all my joy Was in my fowlingpiece and...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...Mitford, ' as truthful as if it had been written in prose by Jane Austen." THE BELLE OF THE BALL. ' Years, years ago, ere yet my dreams, Had been of being...infernal " Chitty," Years, years ago, while all my joys, Were in my fowling-piece and filly, In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura...
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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
...strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. WINTHROP MACKWORTH PRAED. THE BELLE OF THE BALL. YKARS, years ago, ere yet my dreams Had been of being wise...infernal Chitty. — Years, years ago. while all my joys Were in my fowliug-piece and filly; In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 pages
...blaze of day. ROGERs. THE BELLE OF THE KALL.— AN EVERYDAY CHARACTER. YEARS — years ago— ere jet my dreams Had been of being wise or witty ; Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty : Years — years ago — while all my joy Was in my fowling-piece...
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The Poetical Works of Winthrop Mackworth Praed

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1844 - 287 pages
...! we shall meet again ; and yet I cannot leave you my direction !" III. — THE BELLE OF THE BALL. YEARS — years ago — ere yet my dreams Had been of being wise and witty ; Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty ; Years, years...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...me, And being seem'da troubled tide, Whose wrecks in darkness swam before me ! THE BELLE OF THE BALL. YEARS — years ago— ere yet my dreams Had been of being wise and witty ; Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty ; Years, years...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 pages
...me, And being seem'da troubled tide, Whose wrecks in darkness swam before me ! THE BELLE OF THE BALL. YEARS — years ago— ere yet my dreams Had been of being wise and witty ; Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty ; Years, years...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...first love), is as true as if it had been written in prose by Jane Austen. k THE BELLE OF THE BALL. • Years, years ago, ere yet my dreams, Had been of being...infernal' Chitty:' Years, years ago, while all my joys Were in my fowling-piece and filly, In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...of first love), is as true as if it had been written in prose by Jane Austen. THE BELLE OF THE BALL. Years, years ago, ere yet my dreams, Had been of being...infernal ' Chitty,' Years, years ago, while all my joys, Were in my fowling-piece and filly, In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura...
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