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" Woe to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn! "
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1904
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Waverley - Heart of Midlothian

Walter Scott - 1833
...that cannot lie. But all depends on courage, and much on your taking the sword or the horn first." " Woe to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn!" At the same time a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled through the long hall, bore the unfortunate...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 2

Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...at the name moment a voice pronounced aloud the mysterious word* ; " Wo to tho coward, that ever lie was born, Who did not draw the sword before, he blew the horn I" At tho name lime a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled throiiirh the long hall, bore the unfortunate...
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Waverley Novels ...: Waverley

Walter Scott - 1853
...seize the enchanted sword ; but at the same moment a voice pronounced aloud the mysterious words : " Wo to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn ! " At the same time a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled through the long hall, bore the unfortunate...
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Popular tales and legends

Popular tales - 1843
...seize the enchanted sword ; but at the same moment a voice pronounced aloud the mysterious words — " Woe to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn." At the same time a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled through the long hall, bore the unfortunate...
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The Novels of Walter Scott: With All His Introd. and Notes, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - 1846
...seize the enchanted sword ; but at the same moment a Toice pronounced aloud the mysterious words: — " Woe to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the aword before be blew th« horn!" At the same time a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled through the...
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Select Writings of Robert Chambers, Volume 7

Robert Chambers - Scottish literature - 1847
...the enchanted sword ; but at the same moment a voice pronounced aloud the mysterious words — " Wo to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn 1" ' At the same time a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled through the long hall, bore the unfortunate...
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Nordeutsche Sagen, Märchen und Gebräuche: aus Meklenburg, Pommern, der Mark ...

Adalbert Kuhn - Folklore - 1848 - 560 pages
...bie Slofe, bie ЗЯаппег ergeben ПФ Hirrenb in ifyrcr Stüflung unb eine 9liefen= ftimme ruft: Woe to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the «word before he blew the horn! SMefelbc etwae mcljr au6iH'№nuuftc tírsübluncí tí;ei(t Chambers...
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Waverley

Walter Scott - 1855
...seize the enchanted sword ; but at the same moment a voice pronounced aloud the mysterious words : " Wo to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn !" At the same time a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled through the long hall, bore the unfortunate...
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The novels of sir Walter Scott, with all his introductions and notes, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1862
...seize the enchanted sword; but at the same moment a voice pronounced aloud the mysterious words: — " Woe to the coward, that ever he was born. Who did not draw the sword before he blew the hom!" At the same time a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled through the long hall, bore the unfortunate...
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Northumberland, and the Border

Walter White - Borders Region (Scotland) - 1859 - 472 pages
...sword to defend himself when a furious wind drove him from the cave, while a voice uttered — " Wo to the coward that ever he was born Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn." The luckless wight was hurled away down the stony slope, and only lived long enough to relate the adventure...
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