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" My father urged me sair: my mother didna speak; But she look'd in my face till my heart was like to break: They gie'd him my hand, tho' my heart was in the sea; Sae auld Robin Gray he was gudeman to me. I hadna been a wife a week but only four, When mournfu... "
The goldfinch, or, New modern songster. Being a select collection of the ... - Page 17
by Goldfinch - 1782
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Scotish [sic] Song, Volume 1

1714 - 430 pages
...And why do I live to fay waes me i 'My father' argued fair, tho' my mother didna fpeak, She looked in my face till my heart was like to break; So they...hand, tho' my heart was- in the fea, And auld Robin Grey is gudeman to me. I had na been a wife a week but only four, When fitting fae mournfully at the...
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Love and madness, a story too true, in a series of letters between parties ...

sir Herbert Croft (5th bart.) - 1780 - 260 pages
...robe with his fpur. And again, after lying in bed ten months at Demotica. " Though my mother could na fpeak, " She look'd in my face till my heart was like to break." The Abfa Prior's Solomon, " When fhc, with modeft fcorn, the wreath return'd, " Reclin'd her beauteous...
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Love and Madness: A Story Too True : in a Series of Letters Between Parties ...

Sir Herbert Croft - 1780 - 262 pages
...his fpur. And again, after lying in bed ten months at Demotica. " Though my mother could na fpeafc, " She look'd in my face till my heart was like to break." The Abra Prior's Solomon, • ~ •- • I " When flie, with modeft fcorn, the wreath reUira'tl, "...
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St Cecilia: Or, the British Songster. A New and Select Collection of the ...

1782 - 348 pages
...wreck, why didna Jemmy die ? And why do I live to fay waes me ? Auld Robin argued fair, tho' my miiher didna fpeak, She look'd in my face till my heart was...hand, tho' my heart was in the fea, And auld Robin Grey is gudeman to me. I hadna been a wife a week but only four, When fitting fae mournfully at the...
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The new vocal enchantress, containing an elegant selection of the newest ...

New vocal enchantress - 1788 - 344 pages
...And why do I live to fay waes me ? Auld Robirf argued fair, tho' my mither did nafpeak, She luok'd in my face till my heart was like to break, So they gi'ed him iny hand, tho' n;y heart was at the fea, And auld Robin Grey is gude man to me. Jhad'ffa been a wife...
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Nouvelles Nouvelles, Volumes 1-2

Florian - 1793 - 298 pages
...m'abuser. C'est moi, dit-il: pourquoi tant de surprise! Mon cher amour , je reviens t'épouser. But she look'd in my face , till my heart was like to break : Sa they gied him my hand, tho'my heart was in the sea , And auld Robin Gray was gude man to me. I...
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Angelica's Ladies Library; Or, Parents and Guardians Present. With Eight ...

1794 - 470 pages
...did na Jamie dee ? And why do I live to fay, wa's me ? My father argu'd fair, tho' my mother did na fpeak, She look'd in my face till my heart was like to break ; So they gid him my hand, tho' my heart was at fea, And Auld Robin Gray is a gude man to me. I had na been a...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 3

1807 - 550 pages
...why was shcspar'cl to cry, wae is me? My faither urg'd me fair, but my mither did nae •peak, But she look'd in my face, till my heart was like to break ; Sae they gied him my hand, tho' my heart was in the ia, And auld Robin Gray was gudc man to inc....
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La Belle Assemblée, Or, Bell's Court and Fashionable Magazine, Volume 3

1807 - 472 pages
...why was she spar'd to cry, wae is me? My faither urg'd me fair, but my milher did пае •peak, But she look'd in my face, till my heart was like to break ; Sae they gied him my hand, tho' my heart was in the sea, 1 had пае been a wife but weeks only...
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Select Scottish Songs, Ancient and Modern, Volume 2

Robert Hartley Cromek - 1810 - 286 pages
...didna Jenny die, And why do I live to say, waes me ? My father argued sair, tho' my mither didna speak, She look'd in my face till my heart was like to break...So they gi'ed him my hand, tho' my heart was in the sea, And auld Robin Gray is gudeman to me. I hadna been a wife a week but only four, When sitting sae...
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