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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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The Howe Readers by Grades: Book six-[eight], Book 6

Will David Howe - 1912 - 295 pages
...crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears and bended bows j On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once...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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Choice Readings for Public and Private Entertainments and for the Use of ...

Robert McLean Cumnock - 1913 - 601 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 axe and brand,...
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The Chautauquan: Organ of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle

1884
...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...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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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
...answered from the hill; Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew. Instant, turf upon the face of their grave. A man may read...ever man preached, if he shall but enter into the sep grey their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, 10 The rushes and the willow wand Are...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
...answered from the hill ; Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew. Instant, Back to the gates grey their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, 10 The rushes and the willow wand Are...
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Story and Play Readers: Eighth year

Anna M. L├╝tkenhaus - 1917
...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...The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into ax and brand, And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior armed for strife. That whistle...
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Junior High School Literature ...

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - 1922
...crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears and bended bows; 201 On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once...lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, 205 The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into ax and brand, And every tuft of broom gives life...
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Literature and Life, Book 1

Edwin Greenlaw, Clarence Stratton - 1922
...crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears and bended bows; 201 On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once...lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, 205 The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into ax and brand, And every tuft of broom gives life...
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Works, Volume 24

Sir Walter Scott - 1923
...answered from the hill ; Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to era's the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe; From shingles grey their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow-wand Are...
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Report of Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Georgia ..., Volume 42

Georgia Bar Association - 1925
...made other signal, the result was the same, for as in Scott's immortal poem we are told that, "Instant through copse and heath arose Bonnets and spears and bended bows, On right, on left, above, below Spring up at once the lurking foe," so now around their struggling leader suddenly appeared a circle...
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