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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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History of Eastern Vermont: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Close of the ...

Benjamin Homer Hall - Vermont - 1858 - 799 pages
...— was borne from village to village, so now, at the approach of the courier — " In arms the bnta and hamlets rise ; From winding glen, from upland...poured each hardy tenant down. * • * • • • The swarthy smith took dirk and brand ; With changed cheer, the mower blithe Left in the half-cut swathe...
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History of Eastern Vermont: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Close of the ...

Benjamin Homer Hall - 1858 - 799 pages
...from village to village, so now, at the approach of the courier — " In arms the huts and hainleta rise ; From winding glen, from upland brown They poured each hardy tenant down. ****** The swarthy smith took dirk and brand ; With changed cheer, the mower blithe Left in the half-out swathe...
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The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the ..., Volume 3

John Ward Dean, George Folsom, John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles, Henry Barton Dawson - United States - 1859
...emblem of impending war was borue from village to village, so now, at the approach of the courier, " 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 his scythe The herds without a keeper...
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The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the ..., Volume 3

John Ward Dean, George Folsom, John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles, Henry Barton Dawson - United States - 1859
...village, so now, at the approach of the courier, " In arms the huta and hamlets rise ; From winding píen, from upland brown They poured each hardy tenant down....the strand, The swarthy smith took dirk and brand ; With changed cheer the mower blithe Left in the half- cut swath his scythe The herds without a keeper...
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Glimpses of Europe: Or, Notes Drawn at Sight, by a Merchant

Merchant - Europe - 1859 - 355 pages
...be forwarded on with fresh speed to other clans farther north. " Fast as the fatal symbol flies, In arms the huts and hamlets rise; From winding glen...upland brown, They poured each hardy tenant down." The fiery cross was the Scottish "wampum belt," sent round to the clans to call them together and unite...
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HORSE-SHOE ROBINSON

J. P. KENNEDY - 1860
...which the burden was divided. CHAPTER LII. SIGNS 0¥ A GATHERING STORM. MUSTER OF THE BACKWOODSMEN, In arms the huts and hamlets rise, From winding glen,...upland brown, They poured each hardy tenant down. — LADY OF THE LAKE. IN gathering up the ends of our story, as we draw towards a conclusion, we are...
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Temple Bar, Volume 33

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1871
...sustained flight, that can be compared only with the eagle's. As Malise appears with the " fatal symbol," " The fisherman forsook the strand, The swarthy smith took dirk and brand. With changed cheer, the mower blythe Left in the half-cut swathe the scythe ; The herds without a keeper...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With Memoir of the Author

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1862 - 612 pages
...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 like...
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The Law and Practice of Heraldry in Scotland

George Seton - Heraldry - 1863 - 548 pages
...proclaimed throughout the Clan by means of the Fiery Cross :— " Fast as the fated 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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The Lady's Friend, Volume 4

Mrs. Henry Peterson - Clothing and dress - 1864
...the fiery cross, «Left in Ihe half-cut ewath the scythe," and " Fast as the fatal symbol flies, In arms the huts and hamlets rise ; 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,...
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