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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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The Royal school history of Scotland

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1873 - 314 pages
...lightly bounded to the laud The messenger of blood and brand. — 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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Anthologia Anglica, a new selection from the English poets from Spenser to ...

Anthologia Anglica - 1873 - 512 pages
...— 0 ! need I tell that passion's name ? A HIGHLAND GATHERING. FAST as the fatal symbol flies, In arms the huts and hamlets rise ; From winding glen, from upland brown, They pour'd each hardy tenant down. Nor slack'd the messenger his pace ; He show'd the sign, he named the...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - Lady of the Lake (Legendary character) - 1874 - 388 pages
...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, from upland brown. They pourM each hardy tenant down. Nor slack'd the messenger his pace ; He show'd the sign, he named the...
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Monthly Packet, Volume 22

1876 - 649 pages
...the country, and wherever it was seen the men rose to arms — ' Fast as the fatal symbol flies, In arms the huts and hamlets rise ; From winding glen, from upland brown, They poured each hardy tcnant down. Nor slacked the messenger his pace ; He showed the sign, he named the place, And pressing...
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Rogers to Hemans

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876 - 828 pages
...the sign, he named the place, And, pressing forward like the wind, Left clamour and surprise behind. : F x 6 ; With changed cheer, the mower blithe Left in the half-cut swathe his sithe ; The herds without a...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 8

Religion - 1879 - 540 pages
...the rapid passage of the Fiery Cross in 'Vich Alpine's summons to his clan,' at the sight of which ' The fisherman forsook the strand, The swarthy smith took dirk and brand, With changed cheer the mower blithe Left in the half-cut swathe his scythe ; The herds without a keeper...
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The Holborn Series of Reading Books. Instructive Reader

Charles Joseph Sherwill Dawe - 1877 - 392 pages
...death, and warrior deed Are in thy course, — speed, Malise, speed ! 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 slack'd the messenger his pace : He show'd the sign, he named the place, And, pressing forward...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir of the author

Walter Scott - 1877 - 690 pages
...and warrior deed, Are in thy course— Speed, Malise, speed I xiT. 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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Caledonia described by Scott, Burns and Ramsay. With illustr. by J. Macwhirter

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1878 - 282 pages
...dove, Her notes of peace, and rest, and love. Cfje JTterp Cro00. 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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Report of the ... Annual Re-union

Society of the Army of the Potomac - United States - 1878 - 702 pages
...North says, describing the magic effect of the " Fiery Cross : " " Fast as the fatal symbol flies, In arms, the huts and hamlets rise ; From winding glen, from upland brown. They pour'd, each hardy tenant down. Nor slack'd the messenger his pace ; He show'd the sign, he named the...
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