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" There lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she; She had three stout and stalwart sons, And sent them oer the sea. They hadna been a week from her, « A week but barely ane, When word came to the carline wife That her three sons were gane. "
The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott - Page 163
by Sir Walter Scott - 1842 - 699 pages
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The works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - 1806
...hame !" THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL. A FRAGMENT. NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she ; She had three stout...hadna been a week from her, A week but barely ane, Whan word came to the carline wife, That her three sons were gane. They hadna been a week from her,...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisting of Historical and ..., Volume 3

Ballads, Scots - 1821
...hamc !" THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL. A FRAGMENT. XEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THERK lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she ^ She had three stout...her, A week but barely ane, When word came to the carlinc wife, They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, When word came to the carline...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: consisting of historical and ..., Volume 3

Scottish border - 1821
...hame !" THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL. A FRAGMENT. KKVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THERK lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she ^ She had three stout...They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely anc, When word came to the carline wife, They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three,...
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science ..., Volume 10

John Mounteney Jephson, Lovell Augustus Reeve, Shirley Brooks, Henry Christmas, George Augustus Frederick Fitzclarence (1st Earl of Munster) - History - 1826
...now copy one of the ghostly legends : " The Wife of VArïs »VU " Theredwalt a wife at Ushers-well. A wealthy wife was she. She had three stout and stalwart sons, And »ent them o'er the sea. The wind blew east, the wind blew wot« The sea was in a faem, And »air the...
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English and Scottish Ballads, Volume 1

Francis James Child - Ballads, English - 1857
...Sons o' Owsenford. See the second volume of this collection, page 63. THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she, She had three stout...hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, 10 When word came to the carline wife, That her sons she'd never see. * I wish the wind may never cease,...
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English and Scottish Ballads, Volume 1

Francis James Child - Ballads, English - 1857
...Sons o' Owsenford. See the second volume of this collection, page 63. THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she, She had three stout...them o'er the sea. They hadna been a week from her, s A week but barely ane, When word came to the carline wife, That her three sons were gane. They hadna...
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The ballads of Scotland, Volume 1

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - Ballads, Scots - 1858
...penultimate stanzas, which are highly pathetic, are from Mr Chambers' version. T1HERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, -*• And a wealthy wife was she ; She had three...a week from her, A week but barely ane, When word cam' to the carline wife, That her three sons were gane. H They hadna been a week from her, A week...
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The ballads of Scotland, Volume 1

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - History - 1859
...And sent them o'er the sea. They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely ane, When word cam' to the carline wife, That her three sons were gane....week from her, A week but barely three, When word cam' to the earline wife, That her sons she'd never see. " I wish the wind may never cease, Nor freshes...
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The Ballads of Scotland, Volume 1

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - Ballads, Scots - 1859 - 405 pages
...the sea. They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely ane, When word cam' to the carline wife, They hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, When word cam' to the carline wife, That her sons she'd never see. " I wish the wind may never cease, Nor freshes...
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ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH BALLADS

1860
...Sons o' Owsenford. See the second volume of this collection, page 63. THERE lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she, She had three stout...hadna been a week from her, A week but barely three, 10 When word came to the carline wife, I wish the wind may never cease. Nor fishes in the flood, Till...
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