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" Bonny Kilmeny, ye're welcome here ! Women are freed of the littand scorn : O, blessed be the day Kilmeny was born ! Now shall the land of the spirits see, Now shall it ken what a woman may be... "
The queen's wake, a legendary poem - Page 181
by James Hogg - 1819
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Rogers to Hemans

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...blooming fere, Saying, " Bonny Kilmeny, ye're welcome here ; Women are freed of the littand scorn ; Oh, vening's downward star, Now I mount Aurora's car,—...Siberia's deserts shun, From KamUchatka's headlands ru ! Many a lang year in sorrow and pain, Many a lang year through the world we've gane, Commissioned...
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The Poets and Poetry of Scotland, from the Earliest to the Present Time ...

James Grant Wilson - English poetry - 1876
...fere, Saying " Bonny Kilmeny, ye're welcome here! Women are freed of the littand scorn: 0, blessed be the day Kilmeny was born! Now shall the land of...spirits see, Now shall it ken what a woman may be! Many a lang year in sorrow and pain, Many a lang year through the world we've gane, Commissioned to...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877
...might fade ; And they smiled on heaven, when they saw her lie In the stream of life that wandered by. And she heard a song, — she heard it sung, She kend...spirits see, Now shall it ken, what a woman may be ! " They bore her far to a mountain green, To see what mortal never had seen ; And they seated her...
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The Quarterly Elocutionist, Volume 3

Recitations - 1877
...sung, She kend not where ; but sae sweetly it rung, It fell on her ear like a dream of the morn : " Oh, blest be the day Kilmeny was born ! Now shall the...that shines on the world sae bright, A borrowed gleid of the fountain of light, And the moon that sleeks the sky sae dun, Like a gouden bow, or a beamless...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott - American poetry - 1878 - 674 pages
...sungs Ir.w§JH'5: k)j|» <§B sweetly it rung, of the morn, " Oh ! blest be the day Kilmeny was bom ! Now shall the land of the spirits see, Now shall it...be ! The sun that shines on the world sae bright, A borrow'd gleid of the fountain of light. ; And the moon that sleeks the sky sa<3 dun, Like a gonden...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1878 - 28 pages
...sweetly it rnnç It fell on her ear like a dream of the rnorn"Oh! blest be the day Kilmeny was borní Now shall the land of the spirits see, Now shall it ken, what a woman may be I The sun that shines on the world sae bright, A borrowed gleid frae the fountain of light ; And the...
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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...sung She kend not where ; but sae sweetly it rung, It fell on her ear like a dream of the morn. " Oh ! blest be the day Kilmeny was born ! Now shall the...that shines on the world sae bright, A borrowed gleid of the fountain of light; And the moon that sleeks the sky sae dun, Like a gouden bow or a beamless...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1880
...day Kilmeny was born I. Now shall the land of the spirit see, jMm shall it ken what a woman may be I The sun that shines on the world sae bright, A borrowed...frae the fountain of light ; And the moon that sleeks the%ky sae dun, ,-•; < Like a gowden bow, or a beamless sun, Sball wear away, and be seen nae mair,...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1880
...saw her lie In the stream of life that wandered by ; And ehe heard a song, ehe heard it Fling, • The sun that shines on the world sae bright, A borrowed gleid frae the fountain of light; And the moon tbut sleeks the sky eae dnu, Like a gowden Dow» or a beamlese sun. Btnll wear away, and be seen nae...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...Kilineny, ye're welcome here I Women are freed of the littand scorn : — O, blessed be the day Kilmcny t thy right hand, And keep the bridge with thee." And out spake strong Herminius — O ! Many lang year in sorrow and pain, Many lang year through the world we've Commissioned to watch fair...
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