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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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A Compendious History of English Literature and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1861
...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 ; O life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair. Long...
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A manual of English literature and of the history of the English language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1862 - 536 pages
...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 ; O life and death were in the shout, Becoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair. Long...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With Memoir of the Author

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1862 - 612 pages
...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 ; O life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And trinmph and despair. Long...
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A Manual of English Literature, and of the History of the English Language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1863 - 536 pages
...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 ; 0 life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair. Lona...
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Playtime with the poets: a selection of the best English poetry for the use ...

Playtime - 1863
...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 ; O life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair. Long...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1863 - 436 pages
...they close. — They close, in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway, and with lance's thrust; 25 And such a yell was there, Of sudden and portentous...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air ; O life and death were in the shout, 80 Kecoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair....
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David Elginbrod, Volume 3

George MacDonald - English fiction - 1863
...you shall. Here, Jane, take this naughty boy to bed." "I'll scream." " Will you ?" " Yes, I will!" And such a yell was there Of sudden and portentous birth, As if ten cats were being cooked alive. " Well! well ! well! my Peetie ! He shan't go to bed, if he'll be...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir of the author

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1864
...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 ; O life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And trinmph and despair, Lone...
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Chambers's readings in English poetry

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...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...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...
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Beauties of poetry and gems of art

Beauties - 1865
...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,...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air. Long look'd the anxious squires : their eye Could in the darkness nought descry. At length the freshening...
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