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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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Drunken Barnaby's Four Journeys to the North of England: In Latin and ...

Richard Brathwaite - Great Britain - 1822 - 202 pages
...; Tune redeunt, libis implen, The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away. The tydings to Earl Douglas came In Scotland, where he lay ; Who sent Earl Piercy present word, He would prevent his sport. The English Earl, not fearing this, Did to the woods...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...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...well, in time of need, To aim their shafts aright. Hh2 The hounds ran swiftly through the woods The nimble deer to take, And with their cries the hills...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 5-6

British essayists - 1823
...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, The hounds ran swiftly through the woods The nimble deer to take, And with their cries the hills and...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

English essays - 1823
...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, The bounds ran swiftly through the woods The nimble deer to take, And with their cries the hills and...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1824
...Northumberland A vow to God did make, His pleasure in the Scottish wood Three summer's days to take,' • With fifteen hundred bowmen bold, All chosen men of...in time of need, To aim their shafts aright." 'The hounds ran swiftly through the woods The nimble deer to take, And with their cries the hills and dales...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824
...the Scottish wood Three summer's days to take," ' With fifteen hundred bowmen bold, All chosen men ot might, Who knew full well, in time of need, To aim their shafts aright.' 1 The hounds ran swiftly through the woods The nimble deer to take, No. 74. THE SPECTATOR. lOo And...
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Vestigia Anglicana: Or, Illustrations of the More Interesting and ..., Volume 2

Stephen Reynolds Clarke - Great Britain - 1826
...mnke, His pleasure in the Scotish woods Three summer days to take. With fifteen hundred bowmen hold All chosen men of might, Who knew full well, in time of need, To aim their shafts aright. • * * " Lo, yonder doth Earl Douglas come, His men in armour bright ; Full twenty hundred Scotish...
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A second selection from the papers of Addison in the Spectator and Guardian ...

Joseph Addison - 1828 - 80 pages
...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...in time of need, To aim their shafts aright. " The hounds ran swiftly through the woods The nimble deer to take, And with their cries the hills and dales...
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The Legendary Cabinet: A Collection of British National Ballads, Ancient and ...

John Docwra Parry - Ballads, English - 1829 - 436 pages
...woods Three Bummer's days to take ; The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chace To kill and bear away. — The tidings to Earl Douglas came In Scotland, where he...shafts aright. The gallant greyhounds swiftly ran, To chace the fallow deer : On Monday they began to hunt, Ere day-light did appear ; And long before high...
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Ancient Songs and Ballads, from the Reign of King Henry the Second ..., Volume 2

Joseph Ritson - English poetry - 1829
...Scotish woods Three summers days to take ; The chiefest harts in Chevy-chase To kill and bear away: These tidings to earl Douglas came, In Scotland where he...prevent his sport : The English earl, not fearing this, Did to the woods resort, 20 With fifteen hundred bowmen bold; All chosen men of might, Who knew...
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