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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 Sportsman's magazine of life in London and the country, ed ..., Volume 1

Miles's Boy (pseud) - 1845
...vppotite.) I In he comes, steered by BULL, who, this day, 'bears the Bell!' In he ' goes, — and " Oh! just such a yell was there, Of sudden and portentous birth ; As if men fought upon, the enrth, j And fiends in the upper air, Oh life and death were in the shout, Kucoil and rally, charge...
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The general reciter; a unique selection of the most admired and popular ...

General reciter - 1845
...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 tbrust ; And such a yell was there, Of sudden and portentous birth, As if men fought upon the earth,...
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Readings for the Young from the Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1848
...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,...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air ; Oh ! life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair....
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 7-8

1849
...their foes, Until at weapon point they close, They close in clouds of Biuoke 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 ." We need not, however, quote more of a passage so familiar ; but it will be observed how admirably...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1907
...p. 428, is a sad travesty of some lines in Scott's ' Marmion,' VI. xxv., which are as follows : — And such a yell was there. Of sudden and portentous...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air. w. с. в. [Mu. T. BAYNE and MR. A. RUSSELL also thanked for replies.] EARLIEST BBITISH Music PUBLISHER...
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The Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850
...his mountain throne, Scarce could they hear, or see their foes, Until at weapon-point they close1 — With sword-sway, and with lance's thrust ; And such a yell was there, Of sudden and portentous hirth, As if men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air ; O, life and death were in the shout,...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...of smoke and dust, With swcnl-sway and with lance's thrust ; And sucli a yell was there, Of audden YXX9 \ Long looked the anxious squires ; their eve Could in the darkness nought descry. At length the freshening...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT

1852
...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...portentous birth, As if men fought upon the earth, And, first, the ridge of mingled spears Above the brightening cloud appears ; And in the smoke the pennons...
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Second collection of instructive extracts: no.vi of a new series of school-books

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...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 j And such a yell was there, Of sudden and portentous birth, As if men fought upon the earth, And fiends...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One Volume, with ...

Walter Scott - Fore-edge painting - 1854 - 823 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, and with lance'a thrust ; And such a yell was there, Of sudden and portentous birth, As if men fought upon the...
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