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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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The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Volume 2

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1865
...fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at the County Ball: There when the sounds of flute and riddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall, Of hands across...middle, Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romaricing : She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And then she danced—oh, heaven,...
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The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Volume 2

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1866
...10 In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at the Connty 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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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...enchantments — Art and Nature. 'Byron, Mar. Fal. I saw her at a country ball"; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall, Of hands across and down the middle. Hera was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing ; She was our queen, our...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...; In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. 1 saw her at the county ball ; nor charm, Come our lovely lady nigh ; So, good night,...come not here ; Hence, you long-legged, spinnen, sets young hearts romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And thenshedaiiced,—0 Heaven...
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Acrostics in prose and verse, a sequel to Double acrostics by various ...

Acrostics - 1871
...world." AMH 308. " For one who single is and snug, Now was not that an awful dream ?" 1. " There where the sounds of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in...that old hall, Of hands across and down the middle." 2. " A thousand different odours meet And mingle in its sweet perfume, Such as the winds of summer...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1872 - 558 pages
...fowling-piece and fllly, In short, while I was yet a boy, I saw her at a country ball, There where the sound of flute and fiddle, Gave signal sweet, in that old...; 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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De Witt's Perfect Orator: Comprising a Great Number of Readings, Recitations ...

Henry Llewellyn Williams - Recitations - 1872 - 180 pages
...boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at the county ball. There, when the sounds of flnte and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall. Of...middle, Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romanoing She was our queen, our rose, our star, And then she danced — oh, heaven,...
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The Muses of Mayfair: Selections from Vers de Société of the Nineteenth Century

Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell - English poetry - 1874 - 382 pages
...— 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...that old hall Of hands across and down the middle, 276 THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM. Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that set young hearts romancing;...
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Vers de Société

Charles Henry Jones - American poetry - 1875 - 401 pages
...while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lily. I saw her at the County Ball : There, where the sounds of flute and fiddle, Gave signal sweet,...that old hall, Of hands across and down the middle, 3 Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that set young hearts romancing ; She was our queen, our...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1875 - 352 pages
...a bov, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a county ball ; There, when the sound of Hutc and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall Of hands across and down the middle, HITS was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing : She was our queen, our...
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