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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 Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 2

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1892
...scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose zoo Bonnets and spears and bended bows ; On right, on...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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Pictures from English Literature

Sara A. Hamlin - 1892 - 152 pages
...bended bows ; On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles 1 gray their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth...rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into axe and brand,2 And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior armed for strife. That whistle garrisoned...
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A First[-fifth] Reader, Book 5

Jenny H. Stickney - 1892
...to do, do it with thy might." a ° JOHN WILSON. LXVII.—THE AMBUSCADE. SIR WALTER SCOTT. 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 the lances start, The bracken bush sends forth...
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War Papers and Personal Reminiscences. 1861-1856

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Missouri Commandery - 1892 - 451 pages
...points of the compass, reminding me of Sir Roderick Dhu's warriors arising as if from the earth : " On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; At once with full five hundred men, As it the yawning hill to Heaven, A subterranean host had given."...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - 1893 - 192 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...bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling into ax and brand, And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior...
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The Royal Readers

Thomas Nelson Publishers - 1893
...hill ; Wild as the scream of the curlew,' From crag to crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse4 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 bracken6 bush sends...
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A Practical English Grammar: For Grammar Schools, Ungraded Schools ...

Mary Frances Hyde - 1895 - 201 pages
...we." — WORDSWORTH. 4. Defect in manners is usually the defect of fine perceptions. — EMERSON. 5. On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe. —SCOTT. 6. Swiftly, swiftly flew the ship, Yet she sailed softly too. — COLERIDGE. 7. The world...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - 1896 - 191 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, IX. The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into axe and brand, And every tuft of broom gives...
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A Practical English Grammar: For Grammar Schools, Ungraded Schools ...

Mary Frances Hyde - 1896 - 275 pages
...answered from the hill; Wild as the scream of the curlew, /wa« crag /b crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...bended bows; On right, on left, above, below, Sprung ilp at once the lurking foe; J<fom shingles gray their lances start, yhe bracken bush sends forth the...
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Soldiering and Surveying in British East Africa, 1891-1894

Sir James Ronald Leslie Macdonald - 1897 - 333 pages
...oppose our landing. It was a most literal rendering of Scott's scene in ' The Lady of the Lake ' : ' On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe. That whistle garrison'd the glen At once with full five hundred men, As if the yawning hill to heaven...
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