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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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Sketches of the character, manners, and present state of the ..., Volume 1

David Stewart - 1822
...his ninety-fifth year, and in perfect possession of all his faculties, was present at this affray. On right, on left, above, below,, Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles green the lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling...
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the farmers magazine

1823
...No human being but themselves was visible, when- on a- sudden, roused by the sound of the hoofs, fr On right, on left, above, below, ' Sprung up at once the lurking foe, ' . " armed with spades, rakes, pickaxes and other implements for repairing roads, and commenced operations...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 3

1824
...Have, tben, thy wish !"— he whistled shrill, And he was enswen'd from the hill ; ****** Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...above, below. Sprung up at once the lurking; foe; From shingle* grey their lances start. The bracken bush sends forth the dart. The rushes and the willow-wand...
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The London Magazine, Volume 9

1824
...5. Non tarn prœmiis periculorum, quam ipsis periculis lœtus. Tac. Hut. ü. 8«. From shingles grey their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow wand Are brittling into axe and brand. C. 5. . .. .Ttm Si гг%ч чате «ruxrai Armin xcA...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign ..., Volume 17

1824
...describes : " Instant through copse and death arise, Honnets and spears and bended bows , Oiirightand left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe; From shingles grcy their lances start. The bracken bush sends forth the dart. The rushes and the willuw wand, Are...
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Historical and Literary Tour of a Foreignerin England and Scotland, Volume 2

Amédée Pichot - 1825
...answer'd 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...Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles grey their lane, s start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow-wand Are...
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Sketches of the Character, Manners, and Present State of the ..., Volume 1

David Stewart (Major-General.) - 1825
...from the hill ; Wild as the scream of Ihe curlew From crag to crag the signal flew ; Instant thro' copse and heath arose Bonnets and spears and bended...below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe; From shingles green the lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...of the Roman historian, as in the stanzas of the " Ariosto of the North :" " From shingles grey the lances start, " The bracken bush sends forth the dart, " The rushes and the willow wand " Are bristling into axe and brand." Lady of the Lake. Canto v. 9. be found than two Greek...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: The Adventurer and Idler

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...of the Roman historian, as in the stanzas of the " Ariosto of the North :" " From shingles grey the lances start, ' ' The bracken bush sends forth the dart, " The rushes and the willow wand " Are bristling into axe and brand." Lady of the Lake. Canto v. 9. be found than two Greek...
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The Lady of the Lake: A Poem

Walter Scott - 1826 - 282 pages
...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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