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" King James did rushing come. Scarce could they hear, or see their foes, Until at weapon-point they close. They close in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway and with lance's thrust; And such a yell was there Of sudden and portentous birth, As if... "
Conrad Blessington: A Tale - Page 36
1833 - 216 pages
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Complete, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1845
...rushing come. — Scarce could they hear, or see their foes, Until at weapon-point they close. — They close, in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway,...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air; O life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair. Long...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1862 - 490 pages
...rushing come. — Scarce could they hear, or see their foes, Until at weapon-point they close. — They close, in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway,...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air ; O ! life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair....
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 pages
...— Scarce could they hear, or see their foes, Until at weapon-point they close. — They close, iu clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway, and with...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air; O! life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair. Long...
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The Castles and Abbeys of England, Volume 1

William Beattie - Abbeys - 1842 - 352 pages
...in profound silence. " Scarce could they see or hear their foes Until at weapon-point they close — They close in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway and with lances' thrust ; And such a yell was there Of sudden and portentous birth, As if men fought upon the...
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The Living Age, Volume 263

1909
...better for the fighting spirit which is the raw material of victory than to the battle pieces of Scott? They close, in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air; O! life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And trinmph and despair. Perhaps...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...Jeffrey, in Edinburgh Review. Scarce could they hear, or see, their foes Until at weapon point they close. They close, in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway,...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air ; O life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair. Long...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...rushing come. Scarce could they hear or sec their foes, Until at weapon point they close. They close iu ⏀ 0բ$ Long looked the anxious squires ; their eye Could in the darkness nought descry. At length the freshening...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...foes, Until at weapon-point they close.— They close, in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword- sway and with lance's thrust; And such a yell was there,...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air. Long looked the anxious squires ; their eye Could in the darkness nought descry. At length the freshening...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...James did rushing come. Scarce could they hear or see their foes, Until at weapon point they close. They close in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway...a yell was there. Of sudden and portentous birth, Аэ if men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air. Long looked the anxious squires ; their...
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The castles and abbeys of England, Volume 1

William Beattie - 1844 - 10 pages
...in profound silence. " Scarce could they see or hear their foes Until at weapon-point they close — They close in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway and with lances' thrust ; And such a yell was there Of sudden and portentous birth, As if men fought upon the...
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