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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
edited by - 1836
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Report of the Proceedings of the Society of the Army of the ..., Volumes 1-5

Society of the Army of the Tennessee - United States - 1877 - 554 pages
...scene by words or picture, yet he fully realizes the feeling described by the Scottish bard: • O tf " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life One glance at their array." The siege of Corinth followed the battle of Shiloh. Here the discomfited enemy placed himself behind...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. Illustr. by F. Gilbert

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1868 - 396 pages
...war, That up the lake comes winding far! To hero bounc for battle strife, Or bard oí 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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Reunion

Society of the Army of the Cumberland - United States - 1869
...the scene by words or picture, yet he fully realizes the feeling described by the Scottish bard, " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life One glance at their array." The seige of Corinth followed the battle of Shiloh. Here the discomfited enemy placed himself behind...
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The Boy's Yearly Volume for ...

Children's literature, English - 1868 - 506 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. Their light-armed archers far and near Surveyed the tangled ground ; Their centre ranks, with pike...
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The Army Reunion: With Reports of the Meetings of the Societies of the Army ...

Chicago (Ill.). Executive Committee for the Army Reunion, 1868 - Chicago (Ill.). - 1869 - 339 pages
...portray the scene by words or picture, yet he fully realizes the feeling described by the Scottish bard, '"Twere worth ten years of peaceful life One glance at their array." The seige of Corinth followed the battle of Shiloh. Here the discomfited enemy placed himself behind...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - Scottish poetry - 1869 - 336 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 ! " Their light-armed archers far and near Surveyed the tangled ground, Their centre ranks, with pike...
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The poets of the nineteenth century, selected and ed. by R.A. Willmott

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - 1869
...war, 260 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 ! Their light-arm'd archers far and near Survey'd the tangled ground, Their centre ranks, with pike...
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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being a ...

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1870 - 682 pages
...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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Disaster, Struggle, Triumph: The Adventures of 1000 "boys in Blue," from ...

Arabella M. Willson - New York (State) - 1870 - 654 pages
...cadenced to the music, in full view of our expectant army, they swept down the slope into the valley. " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array." PICKETT'S veteran Corps of Virginians, freshly arrived on the field, led the van; PETTIGREW'S Carolina...
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The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

1838 - 358 pages
...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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