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" Have, then, thy wish!"— 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,... "
Essentials of English Grammar: For the Use of Schools - Page 12
by William Dwight Whitney - 1877
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Scott's Lady of the Lake

Sir Walter Scott - 1892 - 261 pages
...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 the lurking foe ; From shingles grey their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, 10 The rushes and the willow- wand...
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Pictures from English Literature

Sara A. Hamlin - 1892 - 152 pages
...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 the lurking foe ; From shingles 1 gray their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow-wand Are...
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War Papers and Personal Reminiscences. 1861-1856

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Missouri Commandery - 1892 - 451 pages
...points of the compass, reminding me of Sir Roderick Dhu's warriors arising as if from the earth : " On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; At once with full five hundred men, As it the yawning hill to Heaven, A subterranean host had given."...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - 1893 - 192 pages
...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,...bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling into ax and brand, And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior...
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The Royal Readers

Thomas Nelson Publishers - 1893
...copse4 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 bracken6 bush sends forth the dart. The rushes and the willow-wand Are 'bristling into axe and brand,...
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A Practical English Grammar: For Grammar Schools, Ungraded Schools ...

Mary Frances Hyde - 1895 - 201 pages
...we." — WORDSWORTH. 4. Defect in manners is usually the defect of fine perceptions. — EMERSON. 5. On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe. —SCOTT. 6. Swiftly, swiftly flew the ship, Yet she sailed softly too. — COLERIDGE. 7. The world...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - 1896 - 191 pages
...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,...lurking foe ; From shingles gray their lances start, IX. The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into axe and brand, And every tuft of broom gives...
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Soldiering and Surveying in British East Africa, 1891-1894

Sir James Ronald Leslie Macdonald - 1897 - 333 pages
...oppose our landing. It was a most literal rendering of Scott's scene in ' The Lady of the Lake ' : ' On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe. That whistle garrison'd the glen At once with full five hundred men, As if the yawning hill to heaven...
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Choice Readings for Public and Private Entertainments: And for the Use of ...

Robert McLean Cumnock - 1898 - 602 pages
...curlieu, 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,...lurking foe; From shingles gray their lances start, The bracken-bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow-wand Are bristling into ax and brand,...
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Loyal Lochaber and Its Associations Historical, Genealogical, and Traditionary

William Drummond Norie - 1898 - 487 pages
...ambush, Lochiel gave the signal whistle, and " Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears and bended bows ; On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe." 1 Caught in the snare they had laid for their chief, the conspirators received a well - merited punishment...
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