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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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Famous girls who have become illustrious women

John Maw Darton - Women - 1866 - 332 pages
...conversation of the gifted author of " Waverley." After the first introduction, she wrote to a friend : " I was surprised when I returned to Chiefswood to think that I had been conversing so freely and fearlessly with Sir Walter Scott, as with a friend of many days, and this at our first...
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Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South : 1860-1865

Frank Moore - NON-CLASSIFIABLE - 1866 - 560 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.' reel and fid!, but the troop presses forward undismayed. The farther corner of the wood ia reached,...
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The History of Montrose: Containing Important Particulars in Relation to Its ...

David Mitchell - Montrose (Scotland) - 1866 - 194 pages
...very gay sight to us boys, and when their armour glittered hi the sun, as Sir Walter Scott says— " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life One glance at their array." There was always an awkward squad at the chapel dyke, out of which, at least one man never got, for...
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Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South : 1860-1865

Frank Moore - United States - 1866 - 654 pages
...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.' reel and fall, but the troop presses forward undismayed. The farther corner of the wood is reached,...
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Record of the 114th Regiment, N. Y. S. V.: Where it Went, what it Saw, and ...

Harris H. Beecher - New York (State) - 1866 - 908 pages
...glittering sabres, waving banners, and battle flags all tattered and torn, everywhere met the view. , " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life. One glance at their array." One would suppose there was force enough here to whip out all rebeldom, especially to swallow up and...
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Poetical works. With a biogr. and critical memoir by F.T. Palgrave

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1866 - 652 pages
...war, That up the lake comes winding far 1 Tu hero bound for battle-strife, Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array ! XVI. " Theirlight-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 of the Author

Walter Scott - 1866 - 1202 pages
...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 ! XVI. " Their light-arm'd archers far and near Survey'd the tangled ground, Their centre ranks, with...
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History of the 13th Infantry Regiment of Connecticut Volunteers, During the ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - History - 1867 - 398 pages
...silken flags ; and the scene ever changing with the involutions and evolutions of the vast host! " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array !" To us the spectacle was thrilling and glorious : to the enemy it must have given point to the scripture...
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History of the 13th Infantry Regiment of Connecticut Volunteers, During the ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - History - 1867 - 370 pages
...silken flags ; and the scen-.e ever changing with the involutions and evolutions ol the vast host ! " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array !" To us the spectacle was thrilling and glorious : to the enemy it must have given point to the scripture?...
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History of the 13th Infantry Regiment of Connecticut Volunteers, During the ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - History - 1867 - 374 pages
...silken flags ; and the scene ever changing with the involutions and evolutions of the vast host! " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array !" To us the spectacle was thrilling and glorious: to the enemy it must have given point to the scripture...
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