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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 Lands of Scott

James Frothingham Hunnewell - Europe - 1871 - 534 pages
...war, That up the lake comes winding far I To hero bound for battle-strife, Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array I " This lay shows how the battle swept through the Trosachs and along the shores of Katrine ; how Highland...
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The Life of John Pendleton Kennedy

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - Authors, American - 1871 - 504 pages
...time to think of myself;—all my fervor was spent in admiration of this glittering army. " It were worth ten years of peaceful life One glance at their array." I thought of these verses, and they spoke of my delight. It was not long before we were outside of the...
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The Lands of Scott

James Frothingham Hunnewell - Europe - 1871 - 554 pages
...war, That up the lake comes winding far I To hero bound for battle-strife, Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array 1 " This lay shows how the battle swept through the Trosachs and along the shores of Katrine ; how...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 658 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 I " Their light-armed archers far and near Surveyed the tangled ground ; Their center ranks, with pike...
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Life of Sir Henry Lawrence, Volume 1

Sir Herbert Benjamin Edwardes, Herman Merivale - Colonial administrators - 1872 - 524 pages
...taken up on elephants. . . . Then we ceased firing, and our troops advanced in beautiful style. Oh 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life One glance at their array. They drove the enemy before them from one hill to the other,1* and we turned our guns on them as they...
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Life of Sir Henry Lawrence, Volume 1

Sir Herbert Benjamin Edwardes, Herman Merivale - Colonial administrators - 1872 - 522 pages
...taken up on elephants. . . . Then we ceased firing, and our troops advanced in beautiful style. Oh 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life One glance at their array. They drove the enemy before them from one hill to the other,12 and we turned our guns on them as they...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

American literature - 1872 - 660 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 center ranks, with pike...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - Lady of the Lake (Legendary character) - 1874 - 388 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 ueai Survey'd the tangled ground, 1'heir centre ranks,...
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Services of the Ninety-sixth Ohio Volunteers

Joseph Thatcher Woods - Ohio infantry. 96th regiment, 1861-1865 - 1874 - 274 pages
...the soft sunlight of a cloudless sky alike reflected from the waters and the trappings of war — ' ' Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance, at their array." This beautiful vision proved exceedingly brief. A general change in the composition of Mother Earth...
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Analysis of the English language. [&c.].

Isaac Plant Fleming - English language - 1875 - 382 pages
...illustration. 8. Parse and analyse the following: The hero bound for battle strife Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life. One glance at their array. JUNIOR CANDIDATES, 1871. 2. English Grammar. 1. Explain the terms abstract noun, collective noun, relative...
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