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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 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - 1857
...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...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 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Memoir of the Author, Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1857
...band." 2 [MS. — " From copse to copse the signal flew, Instant, through copse and crags arose."] On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once...their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart,1 The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into axe and brand, And every tuft of broom gives...
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the political works of sir walter scott with memoir of the author

1857
...Eoderick > This savage Chieftain | and his band." 2 [MS. — " From copse to copse the signal flew, On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once...their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart,1 The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into axe and brand, And every tuft of broom gives...
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English and Scottish Sketches

Oliver Prescott Hiller - 1857 - 352 pages
...at their leader's whistle :—- " He whistled shrill, And he was answered from the hill. 1 nsiant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets, and spears,...and bended bows; On right, on left, above, below, Sprang up at once the lurking foe; From shingles grey their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...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, Sprang up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles gray their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth...
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The pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith

Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
...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,...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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Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott: Two Lives

James White - 1858 - 278 pages
...answer'd 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...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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Jottings of a Year's Sojourn in the South: Or, First Impressions of the ...

A. De Puy Van Buren - 1859 - 310 pages
...from the opposing hill ; Wild as the scream of the curlieu 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, • A chief deserts and seeks the foe." It is well known that Poindexter sounded the note of alarm...
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Temple Bar, Volume 33

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - 1871
...Have, then, thy wish,' — he whistled shrill •i ***** Instant through copse and heath, arose Bonnet and spears and bended bows ; On right, on left, above,...lurking foe ; From shingles gray their lances start, The brackeu-bush sends forth the dart ; The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into axe and brand,...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1860 - 300 pages
...Hew; Instant, through copse and heath, aroso Bonnets and spears and bended bows ; On right, on lefi, above, below. Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles gray their lanucs start, The bracken-bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow.waml Are bristling into...
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