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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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Lyra Heroica: A Book of Verse for Boys

William Ernest Henley - American poetry - 1891 - 364 pages
...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; O life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair. Long...
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Marmion

Walter Scott - Flodden, Battle of, England, 1513 - 1891 - 281 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 triumph and despair. Long...
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Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

Walter Scott - 1892 - 247 pages
...foes, Until at weapon-point they close. — They close, in clouds of smoke and dust, \Yith sword-sway 2 and with lance's thrust ; And such a yell was there,...men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air ; Oh, life and death wPre in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair....
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Hoekzema's Gleanings from English Poetry

David Hoekzema - English poetry - 1893 - 334 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. Long...
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A History of Germany, from the Earliest Times: Founded on Dr. David Müller's ...

Charlton Thomas Lewis - Germany - 1894 - 799 pages
...the air; and it doubtless suggested to the poet of "Marmion" an image in his spirited battle-piece : "They close, in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway,...And such a yell was there Of sudden and portentous liirth, As if men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air." The king built of the trappings...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1894 - 770 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,...and with lance's thrust; And such a yell was there, l >f sudden and portentous birth, As if men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air; O life...
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Longmans' "ship" Literary Readers ...

1897
...they close. — They close, in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway, and with lance's thrust ; 90 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, 95 Eecoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair....
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Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

Walter Scott - 1897
...did rushing come. Scarce could they hear or see their foes Until at weapon-point they close. — 760 They close in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway...and with lance's thrust ; And such a yell was there, 1 Gilded spurs: " no hope of gilded spurs, " — no hope of our winning the honor of knighthood (of...
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Longmans' "ship" Literary Readers: the fifth-[sixth] reader, Book 5

Longman (Firm) - Readers - 1897 - 282 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 ; 90 And such a yell was there, Of sudden and portentous birth, As if men fought upon the earth, And...
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Poet's Walk: An Introduction to English Poetry

Mowbray Morris - English poetry - 1898 - 343 pages
...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 ; Oh life and death were in the shout, Recoil and rally, charge and rout, And triumph and despair !...
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