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" THEY made her a grave, too cold and damp " For a soul so warm and true ; " And she's gone to the Lake of the Dismal Swamp *, " Where, all night long, by a fire-fly lamp,  "
Gleanings of Scotch, English, and Irish, scarce old ballads, chiefly ... - Página 22
por Peter Buchan - 1825 - 216 páginas
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The Bookman, Volumen46

1918
...this weird district, and one of its legends was the basis of his ballad, The Lake of the Dismal Swamp: They made her a grave, too cold and damp For a soul...long, by a fire-fly lamp She paddles her white canoe. Away to the Dismal Swamp he speeds — His path was rugged and sore, Through tangled juniper, beds...
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Poetry of the Supernatural

New York Public Library - 1919 - 11 páginas
...and weary lasts our night, Till that last morn appear. Moore, Thomas. Swamp. The Lake of the Dismal They made her a grave too cold and damp For a soul...all night long, by a firefly lamp, She paddles her birch canoe. The Tune of Seven Morris, William. Towers. No one walks there now; Except in the white...
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The House with a Bad Name

Perley Poore Sheehan - 1920 - 375 páginas
...back again!" "The same?" "The same — and not a day older!" Goodenough, the coachman, mused aloud: "They made her a grave too cold and damp For a soul so warm and true." "But I don't understand," gasped Buckhannon. "It's like I'm telling you," said Hickcock, fatal: "She...
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Seeing the Sunny South

John Thomson Faris - 1921 - 318 páginas
...his mind because of the death of the maid he loved. In his delirium he imagined that she had gone to the Dismal Swamp — Where all night long, by a fire-fly lamp, She paddles her white canoe. He followed her and saw her light. Then he watched — Till he hollowed a boat of the birchen bark,...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - 1922 - 1908 páginas
...for slept among his ashes cold. 378 1820. John Keats. THE LAKE OF THE DISMAL SWAMP . 'THEY made her grave too cold and damp For a soul so warm and true...long, by a firefly lamp, She paddles her white canoe. a And her firefly lamp I soon shall see, And her paddle I soon shall hear ; • Long and loving our...
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The Lake of the Great Dismal

Charles Frederick Stansbury - 1925 - 238 páginas
...feeling came over me that I had "Passed to the end of the vista," and that at night this wraith-haunted lake of the Dismal Swamp "Where all night long by a firefly lamp She paddles her white canoe." Tnust be positively uncanny. In the mind's eye the characteristics of the wild region become distorted...
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The Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, Volúmenes1-3

1918
...from our little cottage home. The Light Canoe. They made her a grave too cold and damp For a heart so warm and true, And she's gone to the lake of the dismal swamp, Where all night long by her fire-fly lamp She paddles her light canoe; Her fire-fly lamp I soon shall see, Her paddle I soon...
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The American Face of Edgar Allan Poe

Shawn James Rosenheim, Stephen Rachman, Associate Professor of English and Director of the American Studies Program Stephen Rachman - 1995 - 364 páginas
...favorite English poets, Thomas Moore, who had actually visited the Dismal Swamp area in Virginia in 1803: And she's gone to the Lake of the Dismal Swamp, Where,...fire-fly lamp, She paddles her white canoe. . . . And I'll hide the maid in a cypress tree, When the footstep of death is near. And just as the narrator...
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Poquosin: A Study of Rural Landscape & Society

Jack Temple Kirby - 1995 - 293 páginas
...died: "They made her a grave too cold and damp/For a soul so warm and true." Her spirit, however, has gone to the lake of the Dismal Swamp Where all night...long, by a firefly lamp She paddles her white canoe. Her lover, unable to accept the fact of her death, is determined that Long and loving our life shall...
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Into the Sound Country: A Carolinian's Coastal Plain

Bland Simpson - 1997 - 269 páginas
...celebrating the legend of a crazed lover chasing the will-o'-the-wisp ghost of his dead fiancee around the 90 swamp ("Where all night long, by a firefly lamp,/ She paddles her white canoe") Sunny drew, naV) spurred thousands of visitors to the dire- and dreary-named place. And because he...
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