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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 Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

1837
...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 the...into axe and brand ; And every tuft of broom gives lile To plaided warrior, armed for strife.' Every visitor here must remark the singular accuracy of...
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Tourist's Guide Through Scotland: Upon a New and Improved Plan

1837
...left is the spot where the poet places the rendezvous of the followers of Roderick Dhu : " 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 Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

1837
...Alpine,' where, at the shrill whistle of Roderick Dhu, and to the surprise of Fitz James : '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 grey their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

1837
...shrill whistle of Roderick Dhu, and to the surprise of Fitz James : 'Instant through copse and he.-ilh arose Bonnets, and spears, and bended bows ; On right, on left, above, below, Sprang up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles grey ihcir lances slart, The bracken bush sends forth...
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The Lady of the Lake: A Poem

Walter Scott - 1838
...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,...bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling into axe and brand, And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior...
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The Tourist in Europe: Or, A Concise Summary of the Various Routes, Objects ...

George Palmer Putnam - 1838 - 288 pages
...Alpine ' where, at the shrill whistle of Roderick Dhu, and to the surprise of Fitz James : "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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A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans, Volume 1

James Browne - 1838 - 447 pages
...crag the signal flew ; Instant, through copse and heath arii*e Honncts and spears and bended Inn-. ; On right, on left, above, 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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Glimpses of the Old World: Or, Excursions on the Continent, and in Great Britain

John Alonzo Clark - 1840
...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,...bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow- wand Are bristling' into axe and brand, And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior...
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Excursions in Western Africa: And Narrative of a Campaign in ..., Volume 2

Sir James Edward Alexander - 1840
...assegais, recalling forcibly to mind the effect of the shrill whistle of Roderick Dhu. " Instant from copse and heath arose, Bonnets and spears and bended...lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, As if the yawning hill to heaven A subterranean- host had given." The Amakosa collected silently on...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One Volume. With ...

Walter Scott - 1841 - 823 pages
...crag to crag the signal flew.3 Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears and beaded ell, St. Andrew Square. grey their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart,4 The rushes and the willow-wand Are...
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