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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 Humorus Poetry of the English Language, from Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - English poetry - 1884 - 689 pages
...her at a country ball ; There when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old Vml^ 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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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 1

Literature - 1885
...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...romancing ; She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And when she danced — 0 Heaven !• her dancing ! Dark was her hair ; her hand was white ; Her voice...
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Poems

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1886
...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...across and down the middle, Hers was the subtlest spell hy far Of all that sets young hearts romancing: Phe was our queen, our rose, our star; And then she...
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The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - English literature - 1886 - 300 pages
...was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lily. I saw her at the County Ball : There, when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall Of hands across and down the middle, Her's was the subtlest spell by far Of all that set young hearts romancing ; She was our queen, our...
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The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - English literature - 1886 - 300 pages
...was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lily. I saw her at the County Ball : There, when the sound of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall Of hands across and down the middle, Her's was the subtlest spell by far Of all that set young hearts romancing ; She was our queen, our...
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Flower Idyls

Gertrude Strohm - English poetry - 1887 - 156 pages
...HOLMES. (By permission of Houghton, Mifflin, & Co.) I saw her at a county ball ; There, where 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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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1890 - 383 pages
...was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura Lilly. I saw her at a county ball ; There, when the soundof flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall...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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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1890 - 383 pages
...her at a ,-ounty ball ; There, when the sound of Hute and fiddle to greet, SONGS OF THREE CENTURIES. 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 stur ; And when she danced — 0 Heaven,...
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Lyra Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Social and Occasional ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson, Coulson Kernahan - English poetry - 1891 - 425 pages
...ago,—ere yet my dreams Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty;— Years—years ago,—while all my joy There, when the sounds of flute and fiddle Gave signal sweet in that old hall I saw her at the County Ball : Of hands across and down the middle, Hers was the subtlest spell by...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 pages
...bell. Byron. QUEEN OP THE. I saw her at a country ball, There, when the sound of flute and fiddle, Oave signal sweet in that old hall, Of hands across and down the middle. Her's was the subtlest spell by far Of all that sets young hearts romancing; ehe was our queen, our...
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