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" Gray came a-courtin' me. My father couldna work, and my mother couldna spin; I toil'd day and night, but their bread I couldna win; Auld Rob maintain'd them baith, and wi' tears in his e'e Said, 'Jennie, for their sakes, O, marry me! "
Men, Women, and Books: A Selection of Sketches, Essays, and Critical Memoirs ... - Page 154
by Leigh Hunt - 1847
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The Companion, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1828 - 432 pages
...Auld Robin Gray, oh ! he came a-courting me. " My father cou'dna work—my mother cou'dna spin ; 1 toil'd day and night, but their bread I cou'dna win...their sakes, will you marry me ?' " My heart it said na, and I look'd for Jamie back ; But hard blew the winds, and his ship was a wrack : His ship it was...
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The Scottish Songs, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Ballads, Scots - 1829
...father couldna work, and my mother couldna spin ; I toil'd day and nicht, but their bread I couldna win ; Auld Rob maintain'd them baith, and, wi' tears in his ee, Said, Jennie, for their sakes, Oh, marry me ! My heart it said nay, for I look'd for Jamie back ; But the...
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The Songs of England and Scotland, Volume 2

Ballads, English - 1835
...father coudna work, my mother coudna spin, I toil'd day and night, but their bread I coudna win ; Old Rob maintain'd them baith, and wi' tears in his ee, Said " Jenny, for their sakes, O marry me." My heart it said nae, for I look'd for Jamie back, But the wind it blew...
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The songs of England and Scotland

England - History - 1835
...father coudna work, my mother coudna spin, 1 toil'd day and night, but their bread I coudna win . Old Rob maintain'd them -baith, and wi' tears in his ee, Said " Jenny, for their sakes, O marry me." My heart it said nae, for I look'd for Jamie back, But the wind it blew...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...Jamie was at sea — And Auld Robin Gray, oh ! he came a-courting me. My father cou'dna work — my mother cou'dna spin ; I toil'd day and night, but...their sakes, will you marry me !" My heart it said na, and I look'd for Jamie back : But hard blew the winds, and his ship was a wrack : His ship it was...
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The Book of Gems: The Poets and Artists of Great Britain, Volume 1; Volume 3

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837 - 304 pages
...she fell sick — my Jamie was at sea — • • • My father cou'dna work — my mother eou'dna spin ; I toil'd day and night, but their bread I cou'dna...their sakes, will you marry me !" My heart it said na, and I look'd for Jamie baek ; But hard blew the winds, and his ship was a wraek : His ship it was...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...sea — And Auld Robin Gray, oh ! he came a-courting me. My father cou'dna work — my mother cou'dua spin ; I toil'd day and night, but their bread I cou'dna...Auld Rob maintain'd them baith, and, wi' tears in his ce, Said, " Jenny, oh ! for their sakes, will you marry me !" My heart it said na, and I look'd for...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart, James Currie - Scotland - 1837 - 425 pages
...auld Robin Gray came a courting me. My father crimina work, and my mother condna «pin, I toil'd Jay and night, but their bread I coudna win ; Auld Rob maintain'd them baith, and wi' team in hi« ее, Said, " Jenny, for their takes, О marry me." My heart it nid nay, I look'd for...
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Friendship's Offering: And Winter's Wreath: a Christmas and New Year's Present

Gift books - 1831
...Auld Robin Gray, oh ! he came a-courting me. IV. My father cou'dna work — my mother cou'dna spin ; 1 toil'd day and night, but their bread I cou'dna win;...maintain'd them baith, and, wi' tears in his ee, Said, ' Jennie, oh ! for their sakes, will you marry me?' V. My heart it said na, and I look'd for Jamie...
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The Quaver; or, Songster's pocket companion

Quaver - 1844
...Robin Gray cam a-courting to me. My father cou'dna work, and my mither cou'dna spin ; I toil'd baith day and night, but their bread I cou'dna win ; Auld...maintain'd them baith, and wi' tears in his ee, Said Jenny, for their sakes, O will you marry me ? My heart it said nay, I look'd for Jamie back ; But the wind...
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