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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 Boston News-letter, and City Record, Volume 1

1826
...open fields, and from every house r barn, or cover in sight, the flash of ire-arms was to be seen.' * On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles grey their muskets start, The bracken-bosh sends forth tb« dart. And every tnft of broom give* life,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: Complete in One Volume..

Walter Scott - 1827 - 489 pages
...answer' d from llic bill ; Wild as the scream of Ibe curucú, From crag to crag the signal Hew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...lurking foe; From shingles gray their lances start, The bracken-bush sends forth (he dart, The rushes ami the willow-wand 'Arc bristling into axe and brand,...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 35

1827
...the Appointed hour, As I, until before me stand , • , From crag to crag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...the. lurking foe;, ..... > . ,.,. , From shingles grey their lances start, This rebel chieftain and his band." — " Have, then, thy wisj)!" He whistled...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1831 - 490 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...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 Scottish Tourist and Itinerary; Or, A Guide to the Scenery and ...

Scottish Tourist - 1831 - 432 pages
...and here, at the shrill whistle of Roderick Dhu, and to the astonishment of Fitz-James, " 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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The Scottish tourist, and itinerary; or, A guide to the scenery and ...

Scottish tourist - 1832 - 432 pages
...and here, at the shrill whistle of Roderick Dhu, and to the astonishment of Fitz- James, " 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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The Mythology of the Hindus: With Notices of the Various Mountain and Island ...

Charles Coleman - 1832 - 401 pages
...beautiful description of the ambuscade in ' The Lady of the Lake,' which he thus describes. ' Instant through copse and heath arose, Bonnets and spears, and bended bows ; On right and left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles grey their lances start,...
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The Practical Tourist, Or, Sketches of the State of the Useful ..., Volume 2

Zachariah Allen - 1833
...them, and started up at once at the whistle of Roderick Dhu to surprise Fitz James. " Instant thro* copse and heath arose Bonnets and spears, and bended...Sprung up at once, the lurking foe; From shingles grey their lancei start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, 340 MOUNTAIN PASSES OF THE HIGHLANDS....
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The Lady of the Lake: A Poem

Walter Scott - 1834 - 232 pages
...crag the signal flew. Instant, through copso and heath, arose Bonnets and spears and bended bows; Vn right, on left, above, below Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; »rom shmgles gray their lances start, Tita brsckcn-feush sends forth the d^t, Ca,,!... V. THE COMBAT...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - 1837 - 220 pages
...was answered from the hill — we see the heath, broom and brachen forming the ambuscade. "Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles gray thcir lances start, The brachen bush sends forth the dart, And every tuft of broom gives life • To...
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