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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
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A Treasury of Humorous Poetry: Being a Compilation of Witty, Facetious, and ...

Frederic Lawrence Knowles - American poetry - 1902 - 407 pages
...And so I remain in a civil way, your servant to command, MARY. Jonathan Swift 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 yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty ; — Years,...
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A Treasury of Humorous Poetry: Being a Compilation of Witty, Facetious, and ...

Frederic Lawrence Knowles - American poetry - 1902 - 407 pages
...And so I remain in a civil way, your servant to command, MABY. Jonathan Swift 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 yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty; — Years,...
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Chats on Writers and Books, Volume 2

John N. Crawford - Authors, English - 1903
...Thomas Hood, wit, humorist, and poet, than he has ever before known. WINTHROP M. PRAED. (1802-1839.) YEARS, years ago, ere yet my dreams Had been of being...this infernal Chitty ; Years, years ago, while all my joys Were in my fowling-piece and filly ; In short, while I was still a boy, I fell in love with Laura...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...she had been wiser than me, For she took a bottle to church." ROBERT SOUTHEY. THE BELLE OF THE BALL. YEARS, years ago, ere yet my dreams Had been of being...infernal Chitty, — Years, years ago, while all my joys Were in my fowling-piece and filly; In short, while I was yet a boy, 1 fell in love with Laura...
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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...she had Another morn than ours. 16 WINTHROP MACKWORTH PRAED (1802-1839) THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM Years — years ago, — ere yet my dreams Had been...with writing themes, Or yawned o'er this infernal Chilly; — Years — years ago, — while all my joy Was in my fowling-piece and filly, — In short,...
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A Vers de Société Anthology

Carolyn Wells - Poetry - 1907 - 357 pages
...half The light her love o'er mine is throwing Winthrop Mack-worth Praed. THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM YEARS — years ago, — ere yet my dreams Had been...witty, — Ere I had done with writing themes, Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty; — Years — years ago,— while all my joy Was in my fowling-piece...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1910 - 1025 pages
...this ' Song of the Shirt ! ' U&43) WINTHROP MACKWORTH PRAED (1802-1839) THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM 9 s Was in my fowling-piece and filly, — In short, while I was yet a boy, I fell in love with Laura...
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Bells: An Anthology

Mary Jane Howland Taber - Bells - 1912 - 199 pages
...temples, and in western countries as a call to meals in hotels, steamboats, etc. THE BELLE OF THE BALL Years, years ago, ere yet my dreams Had been of being...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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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...Praising God with sweetest looks. 16 WINTHROP MACKWORTH PRAED (1802-1839) • THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM h sad overthrow and foul defeat 133 Hath lost us Heaven,...destruction laid thus low, As far as gods and Heavenly ess 1 ; — Years — years ago, — while all my joy Was in my fowling-piece and filly, — In short,...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...Share my harvest and my home. 20 h'er WINTHROP MACKWORTH PRAED (1802-1839) THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM i D E Chitty1; — Years — years ago, — while all my joy Was in my fowling-piece and fifly, — In short,...
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