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" Fitz-James's blade was sword and shield. He practised every pass and ward, To thrust, to strike, to feint, to guard; While less expert, though stronger far, The Gael maintained unequal war. Three times in closing strife they stood, And thrice the Saxon... "
The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart., Containing Lay of the Last ... - Page 292
by Walter Scott - 1843 - 624 pages
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The Lady of the Lake;: A Poem

Walter Scott - 1810 - 290 pages
...trained abroad his arms to wield, Fitz-James's blads was sword and shield. He practised every pass and ward, To thrust, to strike, to feint, to guard...strife they stood, And thrice the Saxon sword drank blood ; No stinted draught, no scanty tide, The gushing flood the tartans dyed. Fierce Roderick felt...
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The Lady of the Lake: A Poem

Walter Scott - Lady of the Lake (Legendary character) - 1810 - 433 pages
...trained abroad his arms to wield, Fitz-James's blade was sword and shield, He practised every pass and ward, To thrust, to strike, to feint, to guard...strife they stood, And thrice the Saxon sword drank blood ; No stinted draught, no scanty tide, The gushing flood the tartans dyed. Fierce Roderick felt...
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The lady of the lake; a poem

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1810
...trained abroad his arms to wield, Fitz-James's blade was sword and shield. He practised every pass and ward, To thrust, to strike, to feint, to guard...in closing strife they stood, And thrice the Saxon blade drank blood ; No stinted draught, no scanty tide, The gushing floods the tartans dyed. Fierce...
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 72

English literature - 1810
...trained abroad his arms to wield, Fitz-James's blade was sword and shield. He practised every pads und ward, To thrust, to strike, to feint, to guard ; "While less expert, though stronger fary The Gael maintained unequal war. Three times in closing strife they stood, And thrice the Saxon...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 6, Part 2

1810
...For, trained abroad his arms :o wield, Fitz-James's blade was swordand shield. He practised every pass and ward, To thrust, . to strike, to feint, to guard ; While less, expert, tho' stronger far, The Gael maintained unequal war, Three times in closing strife they stood, And thrice...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 9

1811
...though stronger far, ļium lancii and glaive, from taige and juck, — The Gael maintained unequal • Three times in closing strife they stood, And thrice the Saxon sword drank blood; ?>'o stinted draught, no scanty tide. The gushing Hood the tartans dyed. Fierce Kodeiick felt...
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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 4

Sir Walter Scott - 1818
...trained ahroad his arms to wield, Fitz-James's hlade was sword and shield. He practised every pass and ward, To thrust, to strike, to feint, to guard...draught, no scanty tide, The gushing flood the tartans died. Fierce Roderick felt the fatal drain, And showered his hlows like wintery rain ; And, as firm...
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The poetical works of Walter Scott, Volume 6

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...trairi'd abroad his arms to wield, Fitz-James's blade was sword and shield. He practised every pass and ward, To thrust, to strike, to feint, to guard...; While less expert, though stronger far, The Gael maintain'd unequal war. Three times in closing strife they stood, And thrice the Saxon blade drank...
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The lady of the lake, canto 1-5

Walter Scott - 1822
...train'd abroad his arms to wield, Fitz-James's blade was sword and shield. He practised every pass and ward, To thrust, to strike, to feint, to guard...; While less expert, though stronger far, The Gael maintain'd unequal war. Three times in closing strife they stood, And thrice the Saxon blade drank...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: Complete in One Volume..

Walter Scott - 1827 - 489 pages
...Fili-Jamcs's blade was sword and shield. (7) He practised every pass and ward, To thrust, to slrike, to feint, to guard ( While less expert, though stronger far» The Gael maintain' d unequal war. Three times in closing strife they stood, And thrice the Saxon blade drank...
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