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Página 279 - The effect of reading this old ballad is as if all our hopes and fears hung upon the last fibre of the heart, and we felt that giving way. What silence, what loneliness, what leisure for grief and despair '. ' My father pressed me sair, my mother didna speak. But she looked in my face till my heart was like to break.