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" O, were I thou that she might take me in, And lay me on her bosom, and her heart Would rock the snowy cradle till I died! Why lingereth she to clothe her heart with love, Delaying as the tender ash delays To clothe herself, when all the woods are green? "
The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... - Page 119
by Edward Cave, John Nichols - 1848
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 90

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, William Empson, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1849
...heart Would rock the snowy cradle, till I died ! ' Why lingereth she to clothe her heart with love, Delaying as the tender ash delays To clothe herself,...' O tell her, brief is life but love is long, And britf the sun of summer in the North, And brief the moon of beauty in the South. ' O Swallow, flying...
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The princess: a medley

Baron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson - 1848 - 164 pages
...her heart Would rock the snowy cradle till I died. ' Why lingereth she to clothe her heart with love, Delaying as the tender ash delays To clothe herself,...woods are green ? ' O tell her, Swallow, that thy hrood is flown : Say to her, I do but wanton in the South But in the North long since my nest is made....
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 19

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1850
...heart Would rock the snowy cradle, till I died ! " Why liugereth she to clothe her heart with love, Delaying as the tender ash delays To clothe herself, when all the woods are green ? " О tell her, Swallow, that thy brood is flown : Say to her, I do but wanton in the South, But in...
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The Princess: A Medley

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1851 - 183 pages
...her heart Would rock the snowy cradle till I died. ' Why lingereth she to clothe her heart with love, Delaying as the tender ash delays To clothe herself, when all the woods are green ? ' 0 tell her, Swallow, that thy brood is flown : Say to her, I do but wanton in the South But in...
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Preciosa [by F.T. Palgrave].

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1852
...sometimes wish that she were a little less independent. "Why ling'reth she to clothe her heart with love, Delaying, as the tender ash delays, To clothe herself when all the woods are green ?" The days go by in quiet happiness ; but no particular incident of mark has signalized them, and...
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Poems, Volume 2

Baron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson - 1855
...her heart Would rock the snowy cradle till I died. " Why lingereth she to clothe her heart with love, Delaying as the tender ash delays To clothe herself, when all the woods are green ? " 0 tell her, Swallow, that thy brood is flown : Say to her, I do but wanton in the South, But in...
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Jottings of a Year's Sojourn in the South; Or, First Impressions of the ...

A. De Puy Van Buren - Southern States - 1859 - 310 pages
...her heart Would rock the snowy cradle till I died ! "Why lingereth she to clothe her heart with love, Delaying as the tender ash delays To clothe herself when all the woods are green ? " 0 tell her, swallow, that thy brood is flown ; Say to her, I do but wanton in the South, But in...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1860
...found the oak to precede the ash, corroborating to a certain extent the testimony of the poet : — " The tender ash delays To clothe herself when all the woods are green." The substratum here is magnesian limestone, but my remarks are borne out by the experience of a friend...
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Poems by Alfred Tennyson, Volume 2

1863
...her heart Would rock the snowy cradle till I died. " Why lingereth she to clothe her heart with love, Delaying as the tender ash delays To clothe herself, when all the woods are green ? " 0 tell her, Swallow, that thy brood is flown : Say to her, I do but wanton in the South, But in...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson: Poet Laureate, Etc

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1866
...Would rock the snowy cradle till I died. " Why lingereth she to clothe her heart with love, Delaying aa the tender ash delays To clothe herself, when all the woods are green ? " 0 tell her, Swallow, that thy brood is flown : Jay to her, I do but wanton in the South, But in...
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