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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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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1907 - 580 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...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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The Feuds of the Clans

Alexander Macgregor - 1907 - 176 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,...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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Shearer's Guide to Stirling, Dunblane, Callender, the Trossachs and Loch ...

1907 - 189 pages
...followers to appear in sight, they having been in hiding at that point on Ben Ledi's side : - — "Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets, and spears,...left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe — ' These are Clan-Alpine's warriors true ; And, Saxon, I am Roderick Dhu.' "—Canto Y. Fitz-James,...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - 1908 - 272 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...From shingles gray their lances start, The bracken bv: i sends forth the dart, The rushes rr*d the willow- wand Are bristling into axe and brand, And...
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Poetical Works

Sir Walter Scott - 1908 - 970 pages
...answer'd from the hill ; Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crag the signal flew. Instant, otland and in England both. In homely guise, as nature...ALBERT GRJEME. It was an English ladye bright, (The grey their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - 1908 - 272 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...left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; EC. From shingles gray their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and...
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The Howe Readers: A fifth reader

Will David Howe, Myron Thomas Pritchard, Elizabeth Virginia Brown - 1909
...answered from the hill ; AVild 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, 47 The bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling into axe and...
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History of Ashland County, Ohio, Volume 1

Abraham J. Baughman - 1909 - 870 pages
...they had finished their lavations the Indians came upon them with demoniacal yells, and — "On the right, on left, above, below, sprung up at once the lurking foe." And forty-five painted savages, armed with muskets, tomahawks and scalping knives rushed upon the unarmed...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - 1910 - 254 pages
...heath, arose Bonnets and spears and bended bows; SMC On right, on left, above, below, From shingle gray their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth...the willow-wand Are bristling into axe and brand, i And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior armed for strife. That whistle garrisoned the...
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Scott's Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - 1911 - 193 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,...the willow-wand Are bristling into axe and brand, 114 The Lady of the Lake [CANTO v. And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior armed for...
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