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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... "
American Monthly Knickerbocker - Page 593
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1857 - 372 pages
...Stirling, 1806, p. 20. I have only to add to this account, that the heroine's name was Helen Stuart. '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: With Memoir and Critical ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1857 - 446 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 ! 16 ' Their light-armed archers far and near Surveyed the tangled ground, Their centre ranks, with...
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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being ..., Volume 2

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1850
...Tryon, was on the British side. For more concerning our navy, see App. p. 560. 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 the...
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Lays and Lyrics of the Nineteenth Century

1863 - 150 pages
...war. That up the lake comes winding far ! To hero hound for battle strife, Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life One glance at their array ! Their light-arm'd archers far and near Survey'd the tangled ground ; Their centre ranks with pike...
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1863 - 388 pages
...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 array. 4 Their light-armed archers far and near Surveyed the tangled ground ; Their centre ranks, with pike...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir of the author

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1864 - 676 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 I " Their light-armed archers far and near Surveyed the tangled ground, Their centre ranks, with pike...
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A Woman's First Impressions of Europe: Being Wayside Sketches Made During a ...

Mrs. E. A. Forbes - Europe - 1865 - 368 pages
...swords and knives of all descriptions. I remember Mrs. Hemans' exclamation at the sight of this room, " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array." There was the cuirass of James the Fourth, and relics of I know not how many scions of royalty. But...
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Thrilling Stories of the Great Rebellion: Comprising Heroic Adventures and ...

Charles S. Greene - United States - 1865 - 412 pages
...brave rider and each straining steed members of one huge creature, enormous, terrible, irresistible. " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array." They pass the fair ground. They are at the corner of the lane where the wood begins. It runs close...
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The Secret Service, the Field, the Dungeon, and the Escape

Albert Deane Richardson - United States - 1865 - 556 pages
...their bright muskets, clean uniforms, and floating flags, Hooker' s men moved on with assured faces. "'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array." 'With a very heavy force of skirmishers, we pushed on, finding no enemy. Our line was three-quarters...
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A Woman's First Impressions of Europe: Being Wayside Sketches Made During a ...

Mrs. E. A. Forbes - Europe - 1865 - 368 pages
...swords and knives of all descriptions. I remember Mrs. Hemans' exclamation at the sight of this room, " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array." There was the cuirass of James the Fourth, and relics of I know not how many scions of royalty. But...
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