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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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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...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, When daylight did appear ; And long before high noon they...
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Old English Ballads: A Collection of Favourite Ballads of the Olden Time

Ballads, English - 1863 - 272 pages
...Scottish woods Three summer'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 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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...Scottland where he lay : Who sent Erie Percy present word, He wold prevent his sport. The English Erie, not fearing that, Did to the woods resort 'With fifteen...chosen men of might, Who knew full well in time of neede To aynie their shafts anight. The gallaut greyhounds swiftly ran, To chase the fallow deere :...
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Heroic Ballads: With Poems of War and Patriotism

David Henry Montgomery - 1895 - 319 pages
...from the arrow of an English archer. The chiefest harts 1 in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away. These tidings to Earl Douglas came, In Scotland where he...chosen men of might, Who knew full well in time of heed To aim their shafts aright. The gallant greyhounds swiftly ran To chase the fallow 2 deer ; On...
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The Age of Chivalry: Or Legends of King Arthur, "King Arthur and His Knights ...

Thomas Bulfinch - Arthurian romances - 1895 - 404 pages
...Scotland where he lay, Who sent Erie Percy present word He would prevent his sport. The English Erie not fearing that, Did to the woods resort, With fifteen...chosen men of might, Who knew full well in time of ncede To ayme their shafts aright. The gallant greyhounds swiftly ran To chase the fallow deere : On...
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Heroic Ballads, with Poems of War and Patriotism

David Henry Montgomery - Ballads, English - 1896 - 319 pages
...from the arrow of an English archer. The chiefest harts l 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 2 deer; On Monday they began to hunt When daylight did appear; And long before high noon they...
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Ballads and Tales: Fourth Reader Grade, Book 4

Ballads - 1896 - 160 pages
...His pleasure in the Scottish woods The chiefest harts in Chevy Chase To kill and bear away.— The 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 daylight did appear; And long before high noon they had...
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Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes, Volume 16

1896
...sport. The Surry Earl, not fearing this, Did to East Kent resort; 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. [From Marsh and Weald, their hay-forks left, To Bourn the rustics hied, From Romney,...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

George Gregory Smith - 1897
...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 nimble Deer to take, And with their Cries the Hills and Dales To aim their Shafts aright The Hounds...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summer's days to take, With fifteen hundred bowmen bold, A1J chosen men of might, Who knew full well, 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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