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" The fisherman forsook the strand, The swarthy smith took dirk and brand; With changed cheer, the mower blithe Left in the... "
The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner - Page 217
1819
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Scott's Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - Lady of the Lake (Legendary character) - 1911 - 193 pages
...Fast as the fatal symbol flies, In arms the huts and hamlets rise; 66 The Lady of the Lake [CANTO in. From winding glen, from upland brown, They poured each hardy tenant down. Nor slacked the messenger his pace; He showed the sign, he named the place, And, pressing forward like...
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Year Book of the American Clan Gregor Society

American Clan Gregor Society - 1912
...wherever the Cross bearer was met. " Fast as the fatal symbol flies, In arms the huts and hamlets rise; The fisherman forsook the strand, The swarthy smith took dirk and brand; With changed cheer, the mower blithe Left in the half cut swath his sythe; The herds without a keeper...
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The Chautauquan: Organ of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle

1884
...of death, and stopping midway the joyous marriage procession : " Fast as the fatal symbol flies, In arms the huts and hamlets rise; From winding glen,...the strand, The swarthy smith took dirk and brand ; With changed cheer, the mower blithe Left in the half-cut swath the scythe ; The herds without a...
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Literature and Life, Book 1

Edwin Greenlaw, Clarence Stratton - American literature - 1922
...warrior deed 320 Are in thy course — speed, Malise, speed ! XIY Fast as the fatal symbol flies, In arms the huts and hamlets rise; From winding glen,...upland brown, They poured each hardy tenant down. 325 Nor slacked the messenger his pace; He showed the sign, he named the place, And, pressing forward...
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Works, Volume 24

Sir Walter Scott - 1923
...and warrior deed Are 'in thy course — speed, Malise, speed! XIV Fast as the fatal symbol flies, In arms the huts and hamlets rise; From winding glen,...upland brown, They poured each hardy tenant down. Nor slacked the messenger his pace ; He showed the sign, he named the place, And, pressing forward...
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Warner Arundell: The Adventures of a Creole

Edward Lanzer Joseph - Fiction - 2001 - 527 pages
...laughing at their former alarm, now commenced the attack, all was bustle — 5. Grog taken at bed-time. "The fisherman forsook the strand, The swarthy smith took dirk and brand." Axes, adzes, cutlasses, and large knives were put in requisition. In short, the whole of the lower...
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Journal of the Royal United Service Institution, Volume 28

Royal United Service Institution (Great Britain) - Military art and science - 1884
...this nature Scott has depicted in the " Lady of the Lake " :— " Fast as the fatal symbol flics In arms the huts and hamlets rise, From winding glen,...the strand, The swarthy smith took dirk and brand, — With changed cheer the mower blithe Left in the half-cut swathe the scythe, — The herds without...
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The Lady of the Lake: A Poem in Six Cantos

Walter Scott - Lady of the Lake (Legendary character) - 1888 - 332 pages
...the sign, he named the place, And, pressing forward like the wind, Left clamor and surprise behind.1 The fisherman forsook the strand, The swarthy smith took dirk and brand ; With changed cheer, the mower blithe •• Left in the half-cut swathe the scythe ; The herds without...
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