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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, She paddles her white canoe. "And her fire-fly lamp I soon shall see And her paddle I soon shall... "
The Works of Thomas Moore, Esq - Page 90
by Thomas Moore - 1825 - 6 pages
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 51

1807
...lier white canoe. " And lier Fire-fly lamp I soon shall see, And her paddle Isoun shall hear; Ixmg and loving our life shall be — And I'll hide the maid in a cypress-tree, When t hi- footstep of Death is nearf." Away to the Dismal Sn-amp ho speeds^^ His path...
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Epistles, Odes, and Other Poems

Thomas Moore - Electronic books - 1806 - 341 pages
...it (about seven miles long) is called Drummond's Pond. t " And her fire-fly lamp I soon shall see, " And her paddle I soon shall hear ; " Long and loving...beds of reeds, Through many a fen, where the serpent feeds, And man never trod before ! And, when on the earth he sunk to sleep, If slumber his eyelids...
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The Monthly Register, Magazine, and Review, of the ..., Volume 2, Issues 1-6

United States - 1807
...inspiration of plenary absurdity, disguised in rhyme. 2 " And her fire-fly lamp I, soon, shall sec, And her paddle I, soon, shall hear; Long and loving...cypress tree, When the foot-step of death is near !" The Epistle to the Marchioness Dowager of D II, from Bermuda, contains some smooth lines ; but it...
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Variety, Or, Selections and Essays: Consisting of Anecdotes, Curious Facts ...

Priscilla Wakefield - Anecdotes - 1809 - 207 pages
...long, by a fire-fly * lamp, She 'paddles her white canoe. " And her fire-fly lamp I soon shall see, And her paddle I soon shall hear ; Long and loving...cypress tree, When the footstep of Death is near." • The fire-fly is an insect common in this part of the country i in its flight, it sheds a beam of...
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The Juvenile Port-folio, and Literary Miscellany, Volume 1

Thomas Condie - 1813
...long, by a fire.fly lamp, She paddles her white сaпoе : " And her fire-fly lamp I soon shall see, And her paddle I soon shall hear ; Long and loving...And I'll hide the maid in a cypress tree, When the, footsteps of death are near." Away to the Dismal Swamp he speeds, Its path was rugged and sore, Through...
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Anecdotes of Remarkable Insects: Selected from Natural History, and ...

Joseph Taylor - Insects - 1817 - 224 pages
...night long, by a Fire-fly lamp, She paddles her white canoe. And her Fire-fly lamp I soon shall see, And her paddle I soon shall hear; Long and loving...Swamp he speeds, — His path was rugged and sore, Thro' tangled juniper beds of reeds, Through many a fen where the serpent feeds, And man ne'er trod...
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Melodies, Songs, Sacred Songs, and National Airs: Containing Several Never ...

Thomas Moore - Ballads, Irish - 1821 - 252 pages
...night long, by a fire-fly lamp, She paddles her white canoe. <! And her fire-fly lamp I soon shall see, And her paddle I soon shall hear ; Long and loving...beds of reeds, Through many a fen, where the serpent feeds, And man never trod before ! And, when on the earth he sunk to sleep, If slumber his eyelids...
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Beauties of the Scottish poets, or Harp of Renfrewshire, a collection of ...

Renfrew county - 1821
...fourteen, he was entered a studenf in Trinity College. xe " And her fire-fly lamp I soon shall see, " And her paddle I soon shall hear ; " Long and loving...cypress tree, " When the footstep of death is near 1" Away to the dismal swamp he speeds — His path was rugged and sore. Through tangl'd juniper, beds...
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The works of Thomas Moore, comprehending all his melodies, ballads ..., Volume 2

Thomas Moore - 1823
...long, by a fire-fly lamp, " She paddles her white canoe. " And her fire-fly lamp I soon shall see, " And her paddle I soon shall hear ; " Long and loving...beds of reeds, Through many a fen, where the serpent feeds, And man never trod before ! And when on the earth he sunk to sleep, If slumber his eyelids knew,...
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The Works of Thomas Moore: Epistles, odes, and other poems

Thomas Moore - 1823
...long, by a fire-fly lamp, " She paddles her white canoe. " And her fire-fly lamp I soon shall see, " And her paddle I soon shall hear ; " Long and loving...cypress tree, " When the footstep of Death is near ! " The Great Dismal Swamp is ten or twelve miles distant from Norfolk, and the Lake in the middle...
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