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" He whistled shrill, And he was answered from the hill : Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears and bended bows ; On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up, at once,... "
Essentials of English Grammar: For the Use of Schools - Page 12
by William Dwight Whitney - 1877 - 276 pages
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Choice Readings for Public and Private Entertainments: And for the Use of ...

Robert McLean Cumnock - 1898 - 602 pages
...answered from the hill; Wild as the scream of the curlieu, From crag to crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...lurking foe; From shingles gray their lances start, The bracken-bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into ax and brand,...
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Loyal Lochaber and Its Associations Historical, Genealogical, and Traditionary

William Drummond Norie - 1898 - 487 pages
...near the spot where the loyal Camerons lay in ambush, Lochiel gave the signal whistle, and " Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe." 1 Caught in the snare they had laid for their chief, the conspirators received a well - merited punishment...
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Scotland. England. London

John Lawson Stoddard - 1898
...he was answer'd from the hill; Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew. On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe; And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior arm'd for strife. That whistle garrison'd the...
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John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Scotland. England. London

John Lawson Stoddard - 1898
...the hill ; Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew. LEAYING LOCH RATRINE. On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe; And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior arm'd for strife. That whistle garrison'd the...
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Scotland. England. London

John Lawson Stoddard - 1898
...and all his miscreant band. Standing before the hillock, still called "Roderick's Watchanswer : 45 On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior arm'd for strife. That whistle garrison'd the...
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John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with ..., Volume 9

John Lawson Stoddard - 1898
...he was answer'd from the hill; Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew. On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe; And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior arm'd for strife. That whistle garrison'd the...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ...

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - 1899
...answered from the hill; Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...From shingles gray their lances start, The bracken brush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling into ax and brand, And every...
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The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 12

Richard Garnett - 1899
...answered from the hill ; Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...From shingles gray their lances start, The bracken brush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling into ax and brand, And every...
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The Novels and Poems of Sir Walter Scott: Poems and ballads

Walter Scott - 1900
...answer'd from the hill ; Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew.2 Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...bracken bush sends forth the dart* The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling into axe and brand, And every tuft of broom gives life * To plaided warrior...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1900 - 582 pages
...scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose 200 Bonnets and spears and bended bows; On right, on left,...From shingles gray their lances start, The bracken bnsli sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into axe and brand, And every...
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