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" ... subject: but, instead of new images of tenderness, or delicate representation of intelligible feelings, he has contrived to tell us nothing whatever of the unfortunate fair one, but that her name is Martha Ray ; and that she goes up to the top of... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 123
1808
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...that her name is Martha Ray, and that she goes up to the top of a hill, in a red cloak, and cries " 0 misery!" All the rest of the poem is filled with a...picturesque sketches with which so many authors of moderate lalents have presented us on this inviting subject, all that he is pleased to communicate of the rustic...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...that her name is Martha Ray ; and that she goes up to the top of a hill, in a red cloak, and cries " O misery ! " All the rest of the poem is filled with...untimely death of promising youth, is also a common topic for poetry. Mr. Wordsworth has made some blank verse about it ; but, instead of the delightful and...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...that her name is Martha Ray ; and that she goes up to the top of a hill, in a red cloak, and cries " O misery ! " All the rest of the poem is filled with...untimely death of promising youth, is also a common topic for poetry. Mr. Wordsworth has made some blank verse about it ; but, instead of the delightful and...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852
...that her name is Martha Ray ; and that she goes up to the top of a hill, in a red cloak, and cries " 0 misery !" All the rest of the poem is filled with...promising youth, is also a common topic of poetry. Mr. VVordsworth has made some blank verse about it; but, instead of the delightful and picturesque sketches...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852
...that her name is Martha Ray ; and that she goes up to the top of a hill, in a red cloak, and cries " 0 misery !" All the rest of the poem is filled with a de-scription of an old thom and a pond, and of the silly stories which the neighbouring old women told about them. The sports...
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Cobwebs of Criticism: A Review of the First Reviewers of the 'Lake ...

Sir Hall Caine - Criticism - 1883 - 266 pages
...is Martha Ray ; and that she goes up to the top of a hill, in a red cloak, and cries, " O misery !" The rest of the poem is filled with a description...childhood and the untimely death of promising youth is (sic) also a common topic of poetry. Mr. Wordsworth has some blankverse about it, but all he is pleased...
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Selections from the Essays of Francis Jeffrey

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1894 - 213 pages
...her name 20 is Martha Ray; and that she goes up to the top of a hill, in a red cloak, and cries " O misery! " All the rest of the poem is filled with...which the neighbouring old women told about them. 25 The sports of childhood, and the untimely death of promising youth, is also a common topic of poetry....
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Selections from the Essays of Francis Jeffrey

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1894 - 213 pages
...her name 20 is Martha Ray; and that she goes up to the top of a hill, in a red cloak, and cries "O misery! " All the rest of the poem is filled with...which the neighbouring old women told about them. 25 The sports of childhood, and the untimely death of promising youth, is also a common topic of poetry....
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Selections from the Essays of Francis Jeffrey

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1894 - 213 pages
...her name 20 is Martha Ray; and that she goes up to the top of a hill, in a red cloak, and cries "O misery! " All the rest of the poem is filled with...which the neighbouring old women told about them. -S The sports of childhood, and the untimely death of promising youth, is also a common topic of poetry....
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Selections from the Essays of Francis Jeffrey

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - Books - 1894 - 213 pages
...20 is Martha Ray; and that she goes up to the top of a hill, in a red cloak, and. ,,Ems " d-mi^ry1 " All the rest of the poem is filled with a description...which the neighbouring old women told about them. 25 The sports of childhood, and the untimely death of promising youth, is also a common topic of poetry....
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