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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 lady of the lake, by sir W. Scott. With all his intrs., various readings ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1853
...dark Sir Roderick ) >ana Ins hand. J his snvnge t nioflnm > Instant, through copse and heath, arosei 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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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - 1854 - 426 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, The bracken-bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling into axe and brand,...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 6

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1854 - 750 pages
...answer'd from ihe hill ! Wild as the scream of the curlew, From crag to crng the signal flew. Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears...On right, on left, above, below. Sprung up at once ihe lurking foe ; From shingles grey their lances start. The bracken-bush sends forth the dart, The...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With life. 8 engr. on steel

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1855
...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 Church of England quarterly review

1855
...mind Sir Walter Scott's beautiful description of the ambuscade in the ' Lady of the Lake.' ' Instant through copse and heath arose Bonnets, and spears, and bended bows, On right and left ; above, below, Sprang up at once the lurking foe. From shingles grey, their lances start,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Including the Lay of the Last ...

Walter Scott - 1856 - 746 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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Life of Schamyl: And Narrative of the Circassian War of Independence Against ...

John Milton Mackie - 1856 - 300 pages
...suspected danger from the peaceful hill-sides than the bird from the snare of the fowler, Instant, through copse and heath arose Bonnets and spears and...left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe. Then instead of the singing of the brook, the carol of the nightingale, and the humming of the sweet-mouthed...
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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 292 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,...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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Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - 1856 - 659 pages
...whistle of Roderick Dhu, " Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears and bended hows ; 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 great wizard has been accused...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1856 - 762 pages
...Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles grey their lances start The bracken-bush sends fonh the dart, The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into axe and brand, And ev'ry tuft of liroom gives life To plaided warrior arm'd for strife. That whistle gnrrison'd the glen...
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