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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... "
Life of Sir Henry Lawrence - Page 71
by Sir Herbert Benjamin Edwardes, Herman Merivale - 1872
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The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

1838
...did huntsmen, horses, and hounds, enter the .field in such splendid condition as the Marquis's : " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life One glance at their array :" and the work they have done, and the manner in which they have done it, justify the predictions...
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The lady of the lake; a poem

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1810
...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

Sir Walter Scott - Scottish 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 poetical works of Walter Scott

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...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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Annals of Philadelphia: Being a Collection of Memoirs, Anecdotes, and ...

John Fanning Watson - New York (N.Y.) - 1830 - 24 pages
...age, and such a case as the Alliance, presents a part of the material. Til K 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...
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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
...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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Historic tales of olden time, concerning the early settlement and progress ...

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1833 - 316 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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Case of the Protestants of Ireland

Mortimer O'Sullivan - Protestantism - 1836 - 226 pages
...Britain from such a custody ? (L) A great poet has said, speaking of a grand military spectacle — " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life One glance at their array." I can now fully understand the expression, and say, that had my H 2 life from infancy to the present...
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Memorials of Mrs. Hemans: With Illustrations of Her Literary ..., Volume 1

Henry Fothergill Chorley - Poets, English - 1836 - 273 pages
...warlike melody from the Edinburgh Castle rock, and I could not help answering it in his own words, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array.' " I was surprised when I returned to Chiefswood to think that I had been conversing so freely and fearlessly...
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