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" I see the dagger-crest of Mar, I see the Moray's silver star, Wave o'er the cloud of Saxon war, That up the lake comes winding far ! To hero bound for battle-strife, Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 593
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The Lady of the Lake: A Poem

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1810 - 468 pages
...war, That up the lake comes winding far ! To hero bonne for battle-strife, Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array ! : XVI. " Their light-armed archers far and near Surveyed the tangled ground, Their centre ranks,...
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The Lady of the Lake: A Poem

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1810 - 433 pages
...war, That up the lake comes winding far ' To hero boune for battle-strife, Or bard of martial lay, Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array ! XVI. *e Their light-armed archers far and near Surveyed the tangled ground, Their centre ranks, with...
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq: The lady of the lake

Sir Walter Scott - 1813 - 464 pages
...war, That up the lake comes winding far ! To hero boune for battle-strife, Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array ! XVI. " Their light-armed archers far and near Surveyed the tangled ground, Their centre ranks, with...
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The General Repository, Volume 4

Andrews Norton - Periodicals - 1813 - 420 pages
...ready to exclaim with the enraptured minstrel To hero bound for battle strife, Or bard oCuuu-ti.il by, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array. Observe now in the following extract the manner in which Lord Byron expresses himself on military matters....
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The poetical works of Walter Scott, Volume 6

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820 - 284 pages
...war, That up the lake comes winding far! 6 To hero boune for battle-strife, Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array ! XVI. " Their light-arm'd archers far and near Survey*d the tangled ground, Their centre ranks, with...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1821
...That up the lake comes winding far ! " To hero boune for battle strife, " Or bard of martial lay, " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, " One glance at their array ! XVI. " Their light-arm'd archers far and near " Survey'd the tangled ground, " Their centre ranks,...
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Romance and Reality, Volume 3

Letitia Elizabeth Landon - 1831
...I am the Alexander of the Nile.' I say of these fountains, what Scott says of a martial company, ' 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array.' Besides, do you hold as nothing his own consciousness of right?" " Why, sir," replied Mr. Brande, "...
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Romance and reality, by L.E.L.

Letitia Elizabeth Landon - 1831 - 348 pages
...I am the Alexander of the Nile.' I say of these fountains, what Scott says of a martial company, ' "Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array.' Besides, do you hold as nothing his own consciousness of right?" " Why, sir," replied Mr. Brande, "...
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National Portrait Gallery of Illustrious and Eminent Personages of the ...

William Jerdan - Great Britain - 1832 - 452 pages
...Alpine war, That up the lake comes winding far ! To hero boune for battle strife To bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array !" But we are forgetting the briefness of our space in the interest of our criticism, for these poems...
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Historic Tales of Olden Time: Concerning the Early Settlement and Progress ...

John Fanning Watson - Frontier and pioneer life - 1833 - 350 pages
...and pleasure, what we could by no means constrain by any force of our arms. THE FEDERAL PROCESSION. " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life — One glance at their array !" THIS great procession took place at Philadelphia, for the purpose of celebrating the adoption of...
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