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" Heaven ! her dancing ! Dark was her hair ; her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely tender ; Her eyes were full of liquid light ; I never saw a waist so slender. Her every look, her every smile... "
The Literary souvenir; or, Cabinet of poetry and romance, ed. by A.A. Watts - Page 111
edited by - 1831
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...in love with Laura Lilly. .J I saw her at a country ball, There where the sound of tlute and flddlo, Gave signal sweet, in that old hall, Of hands across...; Hers was the subtlest spell by far, Of all that sets young hearts romancing, She was our queen, our rose, our star, And when she danced— Oh, heaven...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 576 pages
...ball ; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet hs that old hall, Of hands aeross and down the middle. Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romaneing ; She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And when she daneed— oh, heaven,...
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language: From Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - English poetry - 1856 - 689 pages
...was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a country ball ; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old...middle, Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And when she danced — oh, heaven,...
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The humorous poetry of the english language

J. Parton - 1856
...love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a country ball; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Grave signal sweet in that old hall, Of hands across and...middle, Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star; And when she danced—oh, heaven,...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1856 - 570 pages
...ball ; There when the sound of flute and f,ddle Gave signal sweet in thai old hall, Of hands aeross and down the middle. Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all thai sets young hearts romaneing ; She was our queen, our rose, onr star ; And when she daneed —...
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Stories for single gentlemen

Stories - 1858
...I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a country ball; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old...middle, Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing: She was our queen, our rose, our star; And when she danced— oh, heaven,...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 29

Literature - 1859
...was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a country ball ; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old...middle, Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing; She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And when the danced — oh. heaven,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 69

1861
...was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. "I saw her at a country ball ; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old...middle, Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And when she danced — 0 Heaven,...
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The poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed, with a memoir by D. Coleridge, Volume 2

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1864
...— In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lily. I saw her at the County Ball : There, when the sounds of flute and fiddle Gave signal...young hearts romancing; She was our queen, our rose, pur star; And then she danced — O Heaven, her dancing! .VOI. II. L Dark was her hair, her hand was...
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the poems of winthrop mackworth praed

derwent coleridge - 1865
...; In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at the County Ball : There when the sounds of flute and fiddle Gave signal...middle, Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And then she danced — oh, heaven,...
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