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" Sae my true love did lightly me. O waly, waly but love be bonny, A little time while it is new, But when 't is auld it waxeth cauld And fades away like morning dew. "
The Tea-table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots and English ... - Page 152
by Allan Ramsay - 1762 - 448 pages
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...trusty tree ! But first it bow'd, and sync it brak, Sae my true love did lichtly me. Oh waly waly gin the man Who wrong'd thy sire's renown ; Remember of wha its auld, it waxeth cauld, And fades awa' like morning dew. Oh wherefore shuld I busk my head ? Or...
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The Harvard Monthly, Volumes 25-26

College students' writings, American - 1897
...world's sweet dreams, Bewildering the stars with your wild heraldry. Robert Steed Dunn. SANS ADIEU. " O waly, waly, but love be bonny. A little time, while it is new." BRADLEY ! Bradley ! Anybody here named Bradley ? " The messenger boy peered anxiously into the crowd...
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Famous Single and Fugitive Poems

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1890 - 364 pages
...to gae. 1 lean'd my back unto an aik, And thought it was a trusty tree, But first it bow'd, and syne it brak', Sae my true love did lightly me. O waly,...be bonny, A little time while it is new, But when 't is auld it waxeth cauld And fades away like morning dew. Oh ! wherefore should I busk my head 1...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1890 - 383 pages
...to gae. I leaned my back unto au aik, And thought it was a trusty tree, But first it bowed, and syne it brak', Sae my true love did lightly me, O, waly, waly, but love is bonny, A little time while it is new ; But when 't is auld, it waxeth cauld, And fades away like...
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The Golden Pomp: A Procession of English Lyrics from Surrey to Shirley

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1895 - 382 pages
...wont to gae ! 1 leant my back unto an aik, I thought it was a trusty tree; But first it bow'd and syne it brak, Sae my true Love did lightly me. O waly waly, gin love be bonny A little time while it is new; But when 'tis auld, it waxeth can Id, And fades awa'...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 15

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...thought it was a trusty tree ; But first it bowed and syne it brak, Sae my true-love did lightly1 me. Oh waly, waly, but love be bonny A little time, while it is new ; But when 'tis auld it waxcth cauld. And fades away like morning dew. Oh wherefore should I busk my head ? Or wherefore should...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1896
...I thought it was a trusty tree ; But first it bow'd, and syne it brak, Sae my true Love did lichtly me. O waly waly, but love be bonny A little time while it is new; 10 But when 'tis auld, it waxeth cauld And fades awa' like morning dew. 0 wherefore should I busk my...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...gae. I loan' il my back unto an aik", And thought it was a trusty tree, But first it bow'd, and syne It brak', Sae my true love did lightly me. O waly, waly, but love Is bonny, A little time while it is new. But when 'tis auld, it waxeth cauld, And fades away like morning...
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Talks on the Study of Literature

Arlo Bates - Literature - 1897 - 260 pages
...with a certain childlike directness which goes to the heart that one finds in passages like this : — O waly, waly, but love be bonny A little time while it is new ; B ut when ;t is anld, it wazeth canld, And fades awa' like morning dew ! What later singer is there...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...to gae. I lean'd my back unto an aik, And thought it was a trusty tree, But first it bow'd, and syne it brak', Sae my true love did lightly me. O waly, waly, but love is bonny, A little time while it is new, But when 'tis auld, it waxeth cauld, And fades away like morning...
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