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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 incumbent of Axhill, a sequel to the 'Chorister brothers'.

Mary Charlotte J. Leith - 1875 - 297 pages
...disconsolately : he grew thin and pale, avoided society, and became altogether a changed man. CHAPTEE XIV. " Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that set young hearts romancing." WM PBABD. " T AUEA, I have been talking to Aunt Helen, and -*-^ she is quite come round to staying...
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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...— 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, —0 Heaven...
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Vers de Société: Selected from Recent Authors

Charles Henry Jones - English poetry - 1876 - 400 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, THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM. Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that set young hearts romancing...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877 - 950 pages
...— In short, while I was yet a boy, 1 fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at the county ball ; There, when the sounds of flute and fiddle Gave signal...old hall Of hands across and down the middle, Hers wag the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing : She was our queen, our rose,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1881 - 715 pages
...enchantments — Art and Nature. Byron, Mar. FaU I saw her at a country ball ; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall, , Of hands aeross and down the middle. Hers was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1882 - 882 pages
...in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at the country 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 romancing: She was our queen, our rose, our Dark was her hair; her hand was white;...
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SONGS OF THREE CENTURIES

1883
...while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. saw her at a county 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—O Heaven,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1883 - 761 pages
...: Mar. Faliero. Act iv. Sc. 1 I saw her at a county ball ; There when the sound of flute and flddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall, Of hands across...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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Recollections of a Literary Life: And Selections from My Favourite Poets and ...

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1883 - 516 pages
...with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a country ball, There where the sound of flute and fiddle Gave sicnal. sweet in that old hall, Of hands across and down the...middle ; Hers was the subtlest spell by far, Of all thut sets young hearts romancing, She was our queen, our rose, our star, And when she danced — Oh,...
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language, from Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - English poetry - 1884 - 689 pages
...Lilly. I saw her at a country ball ; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet hi that old hall, Of hands across and down the 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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