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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 Method of the Divine Government, Physical and Moral

James McCosh - 1851 - 515 pages
...start up before him. " Wild as the scream of the curlew From crag to crag the signal flew — Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets, and spears,...shingles gray their lances start — The bracken bush *emls forth the dart ; The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling into axe and brand ; And every...
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Everard Tunstall, Volume 3; Volume 425

Thomas Forester - 1851
...the shrill whistle of Roderick Dhu : — " Instant from copse and heath arose Bonnets and spears with bended bows ; 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, As if the yawning hill to heaven A...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

1852
...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...Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles grey their lances start The brncken-bunh sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

1852
...Wild as Ihe scream of ihe curlew, From crag locrag the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heaih, arose Bonnets and spears and bended bows ! On right,...Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles ггеу their lances start. Tin bnicken-buKh sends forlh the dart, The rushes and the willow-wand...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT

1852
...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, Sprang up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles gray their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth...
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A Year Abroad: Or Sketches of Travel in Great Britain, France and Switzerland

Willard C. George - 1852 - 248 pages
...saw the "gathering place of Clan Alpine," where, at the shrill whistle of Boderic Dhu— " 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. Loch Venacher is four miles long, and is interesting mainly on account...
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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - 1853 - 360 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...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 Lady of the Lake: With All His Introductions, Various Readings, and the ...

Walter Scott - 1853 - 375 pages
...Thts savage Chieftam I Instant, through copse and heath, arose1 Bonnets and spears and bended hows : On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once...lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, 1 MS. — From copse to cnpse the sigual flew. Instant, through copse and crags, arose. The rushes...
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A week at Bridge of Allan

Charles Rogers - 1853 - 380 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 ; * The most beautiful of British shrubs, Hypericum andro&cemum, is found growing on the northern bank...
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Golden Dreams and Leaden Realities

George Payson - 1853 - 344 pages
...apparition of Clan Alpine's warriors on the side of Benledi. Instant, through copse and heath, nrose Bonnets, and spears, and bended bows ; On right, on...Sprung up at once the lurking foe. From shingles gray these lances start ; The bracken bush sends forth the dart ; The rashes and the willow wand Are bristling...
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