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" All striped wi' the bars of the rainbow's rim ; And lovely beings round were rife, Who erst had travelled mortal life ; And aye they smiled, and 'gan to... "
The Queen's Wake: A Legendary Poem - Page 175
by James Hogg - 1819 - 384 pages
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Gleanings from popular authors, grave and gay, Volume 2

Gleanings - 1882
...in yon green wood he walks his lane. In that green wene Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happed wi' flowerets gay ; But the air was soft and the silence deep, And bonny Kilmeny fell sound asleep. She kenn'd пае mair, nor opened her ее, Till waked by the hymns of a far countrye. She woke on a couch...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - American poetry - 1882 - 862 pages
...gay ; But the air was soft and the silence deep, And bonny Kilmeny fell sound asleep ; She kend nac mair, nor opened her ee, Till waked by the hymns of a far eountrye. She 'wakened on a conch of the silk sae slim, All striped wi' the bars of the rainbow's rim...
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SONGS OF THREE CENTURIES

1883
...yon green-wood he walks his lane. In that green wene Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happed wi' the flowerets gay; But the air was soft, and the silence deep, And...e'e, Till waked by the hymns of a far countrye. She awaked on a couch of the silk sae slim, All striped wi' the bars of the rainbow's rim; And lovely beings...
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With the poets: a selection of English poetry. [Ed.] by F.W. Farrar

Frederic William Farrar - English poetry - 1883 - 412 pages
...yon greenwood he walks his lane. In that green wood Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happed wi' the flowerets gay; But the air was soft, and the silence deep, And bonny Kilmeny fell sound asleep ; She kenned nae mair, nor opened her e'e, Till waked by the hymns of a far countrye. They bore her away,...
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With the Poets: A Selection of English Poetry

Frederic William Farrar - English poetry - 1883 - 290 pages
...yon green wood he walks his lane. In that green wood Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happed wi' the flowerets gay ; But the air was soft, and the silence deep, And bonny Kilmeny fell sound asleep ; She kenned nae mair, nor opened her e' e, Till waked by the hymns of a far countrye. ***** They bore her...
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Gems from the Best Authors, Grave and Gay

English literature - 1887 - 376 pages
...flowerets gay ; But the air was soft and the silence deep, And bonny Kilmeny fell sound asleep. She kenn'd nae mair, nor opened her ee, Till waked by the hymns of a far countrye. She woke on a couch of the silk sae slim, All striped wi' the bars of the rainbow's rim ; And lovely beings...
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Sketches in History and Poetry

John Campbell Shairp - English poetry - 1887 - 376 pages
...everlasting dream." Covered with flowers she had fallen asleep in an earthly wood, and ' ' She kenn'd nae mair, nor opened her e'e, Till waked by the hymns of a far countrie." In that region she had been carried from world to world, all of them beautiful, and they...
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English Poetry and Poets

Sarah Warner Brooks - English poetry - 1890 - 506 pages
...seen what she could not declare ; In that green wene Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happed wi' the flowrets gay ; But the air was soft, and the silence deep,...wakened on couch of the silk sae slim, All striped wi1 bars of the rainbow's rim ; And lovely beings round were rife, Who erst had travelled mortal life....
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English Poetry and Poets

Sarah Warner Brooks - English poetry - 1890 - 506 pages
...she could not declare ; In that green wene Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happed wi' the flowrete gay ; Bat the air was soft, and the silence deep, And bonny...nor opened her ee, Till waked by the hymns of a far conntrye, She wakened on couch of the silk sae slim, All striped wi' bars of the rainbow's rim; And...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1890 - 383 pages
...yon green-wood he walks his lane. In that green wene Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happed wi' the flowerets gay ; But the air was soft, and the silence deep,...asleep ; She kend nae mair, nor opened her e'e, Till wak ed by the hy m ns of a far countrye. She awaked on a couch of the silk sae slim, All striped wi'...
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