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" I have been writing a ballad, my dear ; I am oppressing my heroine with many misfortunes. I have already sent her Jamie to sea, and broken her father's arm, and made her mother fall sick, and given her Auld Robin Gray for her lover ; but I wish to load... "
Dictionary of national biography - Page 235
edited by - 1885
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Specimens of British poetesses: selected and chronologically arranged

Alexander Dyce - Poetry - 1825 - 446 pages
...such as might suit it. While attempting to effect this in my closet, I called to my little sister, now Lady Hardwicke, who was the only person near me,...mother fall sick — and given her Auld Robin Gray for her lover; but I wish to load her with a fifth sorrow within the four lines, poor thing ! Help me to...
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Auld Robin Gray, a ballad [with 2 continuations, ed. by sir W. Scott].

Anne Barnard (lady.), Robin Gray (fict. name.) - 1825
...such as might suit it. While attempting to effect this in my closet, I called to my little sister, now Lady Hardwicke, who was the only person near me,...mother fall sick — and given her Auld Robin Gray for her lover ; but I wish to load her with a fifth sorrow within the four lines, poor thing ! Help me...
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Specimens of British poetesses, selected by A. Dyce

Alexander Dyce - 1827
...such as might suit it. While attempting to effect this in my closet, I called to my little sister, now Lady Hardwicke, who was the only person near me,...— and made her mother fall sick — and given her Anld Robin Gray for her lover ; but I wish to load her with a fifth sorrow within the four lines, poor...
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The Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1827
...such as might suit it. While attempting to effect this in my closet, I called to my little sister, now Lady Hardwicke, who was the only person near me,...her father's arm — and made her mother fall sick — airl given her Auld Robin Gray for her lover ; but I wish to load her with a fifth sorrow within...
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The table book: or, Daily recreation and information concerning remarkable ...

William Hone - History - 1827 - 870 pages
...such as miglit suit it. While attempting to effect this in my closet, I called to my little sister, now Lady Hardwicke, who was the only person near me,...ballad, my dear ; I am oppressing my heroine with many misfortnnes. I have already sent her Jamie to sea— and broken her father's arm — and made her mother...
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The Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1827 - 870 pages
...suit it. While attempting to effect this in my clowt, I called to my little eutar, now Lady Hardwieke, who was the only person near me, * I have been writing a ballad, my. dear : I am oppressing ray heroine with many misfortune*. 1 have already sent her Jamie to sea — and broken her father's...
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The Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1827 - 870 pages
...such as might suit it. While attempting to effect this in my closet, I called to my little sister, now Lady Hardwicke, who was the only person near me, ' I have been writing a hallad, my dear ; I am oppressing my heroine with many misfortunes. I have already sent her Jamie to...
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The Companion, by L. Hunt

Leigh Hunt - 1828
...it. While attempting to effect this in my closet, I called to my little sister, now Lady Hardwickez who was the only person near me, ' I have been writing...mother fall sick — and given her Auld Robin Gray [for her lover ; but I wish to load her with a fifth sorrow within the four lines, poor thing ! Help me...
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The companion

Leigh Hunt - 1828 - 432 pages
...such as might suit it. While attempting to effect this in my closet, I called to my little sister, now Lady Hardwicke, who was the only person near me,...many misfortunes. I have already sent her Jamie to sea—and broken her father's arm—and made her mother fall sick—and given her Auld Robin Gray Jfor...
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The Scottish Songs, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Ballads, Scots - 1829
...sister, (afterwards Lady Hardwicke,) who was the only person near her, and thus addressed her : " 1 have been writing a ballad, my dear; I am oppressing...my heroine with many misfortunes ; I have already senther Jamie to sea— and broken her father's arm — and made her mother fall sick— and given...
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