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" Were in my fowling-piece and filly; 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 sweet in that old hall Of hands across and... "
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
...of first love), is as true as if it had been written in prose by Jane Austen. THE BELLE OF THE BALL. Years, years ago, ere yet my dreams, Had been of being...with writing themes, Or yawned o'er this infernal ' Ghitty :' Years, years ago, while all my joys Were in my fowling-piece and filly, In short, while...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 558 pages
...of first love), is as true as if it had been written in prose by Jane Austen. THE BELLE OF THE BALL. Years, years ago, ere yet my dreams, Had been of being...themes, Or yawned o'er this infernal ' Chitty :' Years, yearn ago, while all my joys Were in my fowling-piece and filly, In short, while I was yet a boy, I...
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language: From Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - English poetry - 1856 - 689 pages
...desperate man who tried it, Might marry a barometer, THE BELLE OF THE BALL. V, . HACKWORTR I'KAK : \. YEARS — years ago — ere yet my dreams Had been of being wise and witty ; Ere I had done with writing themea, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty; Years, years ago,...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1857 - 376 pages
...love), is as true as if it had been written in prose by Jane Austen. THE BELLE OF THE BALL. Tears, years ago, ere yet my dreams, Had been of being wise...infernal ' Chitty,' Years, years ago, while all my joys, Were in my fowling-piece and filly, In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura...
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Stories for single gentlemen

Stories - 1858
...till the beaux come, and can't go off without them. THE BELLE OF THE BALL. BI W. MACKWORTIt faAED. Years — years ago— ere yet my dreams Had been of being wise and witty; Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty— Years, years...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 69

1861
...be approached by any one, before or since, was in graceful humor, as in The Belle of the Ball .— " Years — years ago — ere yet my dreams Had been of being wise and witty ; Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawned o'er this infernal Chitty ; Years, years...
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The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Volume 2

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1865
...! we shall meet again; and yet I cannot leave you my direction!" EI.—THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM. YEARS, years ago, ere yet my dreams Had been of being...wise or witty; Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty ; Years, years ago, while all my joys Were in my fowling-piece and...
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the poems of winthrop mackworth praed

derwent coleridge - 1865
...meet again ; and yet I cannot leave you my direction !" III.— THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM. YEAKS, years ago, ere yet my dreams Had been of being wise...or witty ; Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty ; Years, years ago, while all my joys Were in my fowling-piece and...
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The poems of winthrop mackworth praed revised and complete edition.

Rev. Derwent Coleridge - 1866
...we shall meet again ; and yet I cannot leave you my direction!" HI.— THE BELLE OF THE BALL-BOOM. YEARS, years ago, ere yet my dreams Had been of being...or witty ; Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Ohitty ; Years, years ago, while all my joys In short, while I was yet a...
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The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Volume 2

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1866
...shall meet again ; and yet I cannot leave you my direction!" III.— THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM. YEABS, years ago, ere yet my dreams Had been of being wise...or witty ; Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty ; Years, years ago, while all my joys "Were in my fowling-piece and...
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