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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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The first (-third, fifth, sixth) reading book, by T. Crampton and ..., Volume 5

Thomas Crampton - 1858
...woods Three summer days to take : The chiefest harts in Chevy Chace To kill and bear away;— These tidings to Earl Douglas came, In Scotland where he...aright. The gallant greyhounds swiftly ran, To chase the fallow deer; On Monday they began the hunt, When daylight did appear; And long before high moon, they...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry, by T. Percy. Repr. entire from ..., Volume 1

English poetry - 1858
...present word, He wold prevent his sport. The English Erle, 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 then- shafts arright. The gallant greyhounds swiftly ran, ;s To chase the fallow deere:...
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English and Scottish ballads, selected and ed. by F.J. Child, Volume 7

Francis James Child - 1858
...Scottish woods Three summer's days to take; The chicfest harts in Chevy-Chace To kill and bear away : The tidings 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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An Advanced Reading Book for Adult and Other Schools. Lessons in English History

Charles William Jones - Readers - 1859 - 108 pages
...Scottish woods Three summer days to take ; The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and hear away. These tidings to Earl Douglas came, In Scotland where he...full well in time of need To aim their shafts aright. Lord Percy to the quarry went To view the slaughtered deer ; Quoth he, " Earl Douglas promised This...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1859 - 762 pages
...woods Three summer's days to take ; The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away. These tidings to Earl Douglas came, In Scotland where he...He would prevent his sport. The English Earl, not ft-aring that, Did to the woods resort With fifteen hundred bow-men bold, All chosen men of might,...
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The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art, Volume 4

Art - 1859
...harts in Chevy-chace To kill and bear away ; These tidings to Earl Douglas cam j In Scotland where be lay ; Who sent Earl Percy present word He would prevent his sport ; etc. itc. itc. This is an unquestionable ballad of England, alike in its ancient and modern forms...
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The Graduated Series of Reading-lesson Books, Book 2

Graduated series - 1860
...woods Three summer days to take, — The chiefest harts in Chevy Chase To kill and bear away. These 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 Boy's Book of Ballads

Boy - 1861 - 187 pages
...Scottish woods Three summer days to take ; The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away. These tidings to Earl Douglas came, In Scotland where he...aright. The gallant greyhounds swiftly ran, To chase the fallow deer: On Monday they began to hunt, Ere day-light did appear; And long before high noon they...
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The Boy's Book of Ballads

Ballads, English - 1861 - 187 pages
...woods • The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away. These tidings to Earl Douglas carne, In Scotland where he lay : Who sent Earl Percy present...aright. The gallant greyhounds swiftly ran, To chase the fallow deer: On Monday they began to hunt, Ere day-light did appear; And long before high noon they...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...Scottish woods Three summer days to take ; The chlefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away. These tidings to Earl Douglas came, In Scotland where he lay : Who sent Earl Percy present word, He wonld prevent his sport. The English earl, not fearing that, Did to the woods resort With fifteen hundred...
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