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" My father urged me sair: my mother didna speak; But she look'd in my face till my heart was like to break: They gie'd him my hand, tho' my heart was in the sea; Sae auld Robin Gray he was gudeman to me. I hadna been a wife a week but only four, When mournfu... "
La Belle Assemblée, Or, Bell's Court and Fashionable Magazine - Page 193
1807
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Love and Madness: A Story Too True. In a Series of Letters Between Parties ...

Sir Herbert Croft - Chatterton, Thomas, 1752-1770 - 1780 - 296 pages
...fpur. And again, after lying in bed ten months, at Demotica. " Though my mother couH na fpeak, •' She look'd in my face till my heart was like to break." The Abra of Prior's Solomon, " When fhe, with modeft fcorn, the wreath return'd, •' ReclinM her beauteous...
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St Cecilia: Or, the British Songster. A New and Select Collection of the ...

Ballads, English - 1782 - 324 pages
...Jemmy die ? And why do I live to fay waes me ? Auld Robin argued fair, tho' my miiher didna fpeak, She look'd in my face till my heart was like to break, So they gi'ed him my hand, tho' my heart was in the fea, And auld Robin Grey is gudeman to me. I hadna...
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The goldfinch, or, New modern songster. Being a select collection of the ...

Goldfinch - 1782
...Jenny die, And why do I live to cry, Waes me. Auld Robin argu'd fair, tho' my mither didna' fpeak, She look'd in my face till my heart was like to break, So they gied him my hand, tho' my heart was in the fea, And Auld Robin Gray is guidman to me. I hadna...
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Nouvelles nouvelles

Florian - 1792 - 1792 - 304 pages
...raefair : but my mither did nae speak, But she Jook'd in my face, till my heart was like to break : Sa they gied him my hand, tho' my heart was in the sea, And auld Robin Gray was gude mau to me. 1 had nae been a wife but weeks only four, When, sittirg sa...
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Nouvelles Nouvelles, Volumes 1-2

Florian - 1793
...crus m'abuser. C'est moi, dit-il: pourquoi tant de surprise! Mon cher amour , je reviens t'épouser. But she look'd in my face , till my heart was like to break : Sa they gied him my hand, tho'my heart was in the sea , And auld Robin Gray was gude man to me. I...
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Angelica's Ladies Library; Or, Parents and Guardians Present. With Eight ...

1794 - 440 pages
...Jamie dee ? And why do I live to fay, wa's me ? My father argu'd fair, tho' my mother did na fpeak, She look'd in my face till my heart was like to break ; So they gid him my hand, tho' my heart was at fea, And Auld Robin Gray is a gude man to me. I had...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 3

1807
...Jcany die? And why was shcspar'cl to cry, wae is me? My faither urg'd me fair, but my mither did nae •peak, But she look'd in my face, till my heart...Sae they gied him my hand, tho' my heart was in the ia, And auld Robin Gray was gudc man to inc. No. XXIII. Vol. III. 1 had nae been a wife but weeks only...
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Belle Assemblée: Or, Court and Fashionable Magazine; Containing ..., Volume 3

Women - 1807
...And why was she spar'd to cry, wae is me ? My faither urg'd me fair, but my. mither did nae ipeak, But she look'd in my face, till my heart was like...Sae they gied him my hand, tho* my heart was in the S"a, \ had nae been a wife but weeks only fuur, When fitting sae mournfully at my ain door, 1 s.iw...
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Select Scottish Songs, Ancient and Modern, Volume 2

Robert Hartley Cromek - Ballads, Scots - 1810
...didna Jenny die, And why do I live to say, waes me ? My father argued sair, tho' my mither didna speak, She look'd in my face till my heart was like to break ; So they gi'ed him my hand, tho' my heart was in the sea, And auld Robin Gray is gudeman to me. I...
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The pocket encyclopedia of Scottish, English, and Irish songs ..., Volume 1

Scottish songs - 1816
...? The ship it was a wreck; why didna Jenny die? Auld Robin argued sair: tho' my mither didna speak, She look'd in my face till my heart was like to break: So they gied him my hand, tho' my heart was in the sea: Now auld Robin Gray is a gudeman to me. I hadna...
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