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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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Repetition and reading book, selections by C. Bilton

Charles Bilton - 1866
...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 freshening...
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Poetical readings and recitations, by R. and T. Armstrong

Robert Armstrong (master of Madras coll) - 1866
...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 fiends in upper air; Oh, life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 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's thrust ; Of sudden and portentous birth, As if men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air. Long looked...
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Poetical works. With a biogr. and critical memoir by F.T. Palgrave

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1866
...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 thnist ; And such a yell was there. Of sudden and portentous birth, As if men fought upon the earth,...
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Poetical Works, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1867 - 559 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,...portentous birth, As if men fought upon the earth, c And fiends in upper air; O life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And...
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Shakspere: Some Notes on His Character and Writings

Ebenezer Forsyth - 1867 - 119 pages
...weapon point they close — They close, in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword's sway and with lances' thrust, And such a yell was there Of sudden and portentous...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air. These two descriptions of the battle may be advantageously compared as a whole, forming as they do...
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The lady of the lake, The lord of the Isles ,The lay of the last minstrel ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1868
...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 trinmph and despair. Long...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. Illustr. by F. Gilbert

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1868
...rushing come. — Scarce could they hear or see their foes, Until at weapon-point they close.— Thev close in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway...men fought upon the earth And fiends in upper air ; О life and death were in the shout, Hecoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair....
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1869
...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 freshening...
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Marmion. With intr., notes, map, and glossary, for the use of schools, [ed ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1869
...rushing come. — Scarce could they hear or see their foes, 25 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, 30 As if men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air ; O life and death were in the shout, Recoil...
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