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" Percy present word He would prevent his sport. The English Earl, not fearing that, Did to the woods resort With fifteen hundred bowmen bold, All chosen men of might, Who knew full well in time of need To aim their shafts aright. "
Class-book of English Poetry - Page 141
by English Poetry - 1866 - 155 pages
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812
...present word, He wold prevent his sport. The English Erie, not fearing that, Did to the woods resort 20 With fifteen hundred bow-men bold ', All chosen men of might, Who knew full well in time of neede To ayme their shafts arright. The gallant greyhounds swiftly ran, 23 To chase the fallow deere...
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Chevy Chase

Robert Roscoe - Otterburn, Battle of, 1388, in literature - 1813 - 108 pages
...Three summer days to take ; The cheefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and beare away. These tydings to Earl Douglas came, In Scotland where he lay : Who sent Earl Percy present word, He wold prevent his sport. The English Earl not fearing this, Did to the woods resort. With fifteen hundred...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, English - 1819
...is inserted among that gentleman's Latin songs, and in Dryden's Collection of Miscellaneous Poems. Who sent Earl Percy present word He would prevent his sport : The English Earl, not fearing this, Did to the woods resort, With fifteen hundred bowmen bold ; All chosen men of might, Who knew...
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Chevy Chase

Robert Roscoe - Otterburn, Battle of, 1388, in literature - 1813 - 108 pages
...Three summer days to take ; The cheefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and beare away. These ty dings to Earl Douglas came, In Scotland where he lay : Who sent Earl Percy present word, He wold prevent his sport. The English Earl not fearing this, Did to the woods resort. With fifteen hundred...
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Calliope: a Collection of Poems, Legendary and Pathetic

Ballads, English - 1814 - 308 pages
...kilt aml hear away. The tidings to Karl Douglas eame In Seotland, wiiere hu lay ; Who sent Earl Perey present word He would prevent his sport. The English Earl, not fearing this, Did to the woods resort, With fsfteen hundred howmen hold; All ehosen men of might, "Who knew...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Scottish woods Three summer's days to take ; The chiefest harts in Chevy Chase To kill and bear away. The tidings to Earl Douglas came In Scotland, where he...would prevent his sport. The English earl, not fearing this, Did to the woods resort, With fifteen hundred bowmen bold, All chosen men of might ; Who knew...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816
...Northumberland A vow to God did make, His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summer's days to take. With fifteen hundred bowmen bold, All chosen men of might, Who knew full well, in time of need, To ami their shafts aright. The hounds ran swiftly through the woods The nimble deer to. take, And with...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 1-13

British essayists - 1819
...Northumberland A vow to God did make, Hi.s pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summer's days to take. With fifteen hundred bowmen bold, All chosen men of...well, in time of need, To aim their shafts aright o2 The hounds ran swiftly through the woods The nimble deer to take, And with their cries the hills...
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Kentish Poets. A Series of Writers in English Poetry, Natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...sport. The Surry Earl, not fearing this, Did to East Kent resovt. With ten more masters of the bat, • All chosen men of might, Who knew full well, in time of need, To aim or block aright. •• All the words in Italics are taken from the old Ballad of Chevy Cbaee. From...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...God did make. Hi* pleasure in the Scottish woods Three luramer's day, to take. ' With fifteen hun'lml bowmen bold, All chosen men of' might. Who knew full well in time of need, To aim their shafts dright. • No. 70. ' The hounds ran swiftly through the wcuds The nimble deer to take. And with their...
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