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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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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, And bonny Kilmeny fell sound asleep ; She kqnd nae mair, nor opened her e'e, Tillwakedbythehymnsofafarcouutrye. She awaked on a couch of the...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - Literature - 1891 - 382 pages
...yon greenwood he walks his lane! In that green wene Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happed wi' the flowrets gay; But the air was soft, and the silence deep, And bonny Kilmeny fell sound asleep; She kend nае mair, nor opened her ее, Till waked by the hymns of a far countrye, She wakened on a couch...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...But the air was soft and the s«lence deep, And bo«ny Kilmeny fell sound asleep. She kenn'd паe mair, nor opened her ee, Till waked by the hymns of a far countrye. She woke on a conch of the silk sae slim, All striped wi' the bars of the rainbow's rim ; And lovely beings...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 13

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...an everlasting dream. In that green wene Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happed wi' the flowerets gay ; Hut 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. She wakened on a couch...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 11

Literature - 1901
...a pure celestial beam : The land of vision it would seem, A still, an everlasting dream. She kenned nae mair, nor opened her e'e, Till waked by the hymns of a far countrye. She wakened on a couch of the silk sae sliin, All striped with the bars of the rainbow's rim; And lovely beings around...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...seem, A still, an everlasting dream. In that green wene 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. She wakened on a couch...
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The Fireside Encyclopedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1901 - 1027 pages
...in yon greenwood lie walk:* his lane. In that green wene Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happ'd wi' flowerets ! Such as kenned nae mair, nor open'd her ee. Till waked by the hymns of a far countrye. She woke on a couch...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1901 - 1084 pages
...was soft and the silence deep, And bonnie Kilmeny fell sound asleep. She kenn'd nae mair, nor open'd her e'e, Till waked by the hymns of a far countrye. She 'waken'd on a couch of the silk sae slim, All striped wi' the bars of the rainbow's rim ; And lovely...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1903
...he walks his lane ! In that green wene Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happed wi' the flowrets gay ; covered But the air was soft and the silence deep, And bonny...waked by the hymns of a far countrye, She wakened on a couch of the silk sae slim, All striped wi' the bars of the rainbow's rim ; And lovely beings round...
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The Poems of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd

James Hogg - Scotland - 1903 - 273 pages
...he walks his lane. alone In that green wene Kilmeny lay, Her bosom happed wi' the flowerets covered gay ; But the air was soft and the silence deep, And...fell sound asleep. She kend nae mair, nor opened her knew no more ee, Till waked by the hymns of a far countrye. She wakened on a couch of the silk sae...
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