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Agnes amid arbalist arms bade banner Bastard battle battle of Agincourt battle-axe beheld beneath besieged blood breast buckler Burgundy called cheek chief Chinon Conrade cried Damsel death dreadful Duke Duke of Burgundy Duke of Orleans Dukes of Berry Dunois earth enemy England English esquires exclaimed falchion fear feel fell fierce fight fire France French gallant gate gazed groan hand happy Harfleur hast hath hear heard heart Heaven helm Henry holy honor hope host hour Joan Joan of Arc Joshua Barnes king live Lord loud Maid of Orleans Maiden mangonels night Note o'er passed peace petrary poem prayer prince qu'il replied Richemont Robert Southey round Salisbury says seneschal shield siege silent soon soul Southey Southey's spake spear spirit stood sword Talbot thee Theodore thou thought towers town trembling troops victory Virgin voice walls warrior wretched youth
Page 230 - Lord God! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child. But the Lord said unto me, Say not, I am a child : for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.
Page 275 - There is a path which no fowl knoweth, and which the vulture's eye hath not seen : The lion's whelps have not trodden it, nor the fierce lion passed by it.
Page 21 - ... study (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die.
Page 320 - Caput apri defero Reddens laudes Domino. The boar's head in hand bring I, With garlands gay and rosemary. I pray you, all sing merrily Qui estis in convivio.
Page 230 - Thou therefore gird up thy loins and arise, and speak unto them all that I command thee. Be not dismayed at their faces, lest I confound thee before them.
Page xxvi - Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of tempests and the dangers of the deep, And pause at times, and feel that we are safe ; Then listen to the perilous tale again, And with an eager and suspended soul, Woo terror to delight us.
Page 1 - Thus to collect and revise them is a duty which I owe to that part of the public by whom they have been auspiciously received, and to those who will take a lively concern in my good name when I shall have departed.
Page 227 - I am the sonne of the noble Duke of Orleaunce ; more 'glad to be his bastarde, with a meane livyng, than the lawful sonne of that coward cuckolde Cawny, with his four thousand crownes.
Page xxviii - ... necessarily connected with that of producing poetry. The former is really a gift of Heaven, which conduces inestimably to the happiness of those who enjoy it. The second has much more of a knack in it than the pride of poets is always willing to admit; and, at any rate, is only valuable when combined with the first.