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" GOD prosper long our noble king, Our lives and safeties all ; A woful hunting once there did In Chevy-Chase befall. To drive the deer with hound and horn Earl Percy took his way ; The child may rue that is unborn The hunting of that day. "
Old Nursery songs, stories, and ballads - Page 3
by Old nursery songs - 1869
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 7

British essayists - 1802
...greater than either the thought or the expression in that stanza, To drive the deer with hound and bora Earl Percy took his way ! The child may rue that is unborn The hunting of that day !' This way of considering the misfortunes which this battle would bring upon posterity, not only on...
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The Works of Hannah More, in Four Volumes: Including Several ..., Volume 2

Hannah More - Conduct of life - 1803 - 393 pages
...and queeas ; Resolv'd in pity to this polish'd age, To drive these ballad-heroes from the stage. " To drive the deer with hound and horn, " Earl Percy...may rue, that is unborn, " The hunting of that day." A pretty basis, truly, for a modern play ! What! shall a scribbling, senseless woman dare To your refmements...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...poetical, or resemble more the majestic simplicity of the ancients, than the following stanzas ? ' The stout Earl of Northumberland ' A vow to God did make, ' His pleasure in the Scottish woodi ' Three summer's days to take. • With fifteen hundred bowmen bold, ' All chosen men of might,...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

English literature - 1803
...poetical, or resemble more the majestic simplicity of the ancients, than the following stanzas ? • The stout Earl of Northumberland • A vow to God did make, ' His pleasure in the Scottish woodi 4 Three summer's days to take. ' With fifteen hundred bowmen bold, ' All chosen men of might,...
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The British Essayists, Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...following quotations. What can be greater than either the thought or the expression in that stanza, To drive the deer with hound and horn Earl Percy took...child may rue that is unborn The hunting of that day ! This way of considering the misfortunes which this battle would bring upon posterity, not only on...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...following quotations. What can be greater than either the thought or the expression in that stanza, To drive the deer with hound and horn Earl Percy took...! The child may rue that is unborn The hunting of thai day ! This way of considering the misfortunes which this battle would bring upon posterity, not...
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Northern Garlands

Joseph Ritson - Ballads, English - 1810 - 205 pages
...lives and safeties all ; . .. : 4- woeful hunting once there did In Chevy-Chase befall. •• -* ' To drive the deer with hound and horn, Earl Percy...hunting of that day. The stout earl of Northumberland - r A vow to God did make, His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summers days to take ; The chiefest...
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St. Michael's Mount, in Cornwall: A Poem

Thomas Hogg - 1811 - 81 pages
...called " Chevy-chace Room.'' Its appearance is much caleulated to recall to the mind those times, when " The stout Earl of Northumberland A vow to God did make His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summers days to take. " Ballad of Chevy-Chaoe. 26 ST. MICHAEL's MOUNT. CANTO n. Through painted lattices,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...either the thought or the expression in that stanza ? To drive the deer with hound and horn Earl Piercy took -his way : The child may rue that is unborn The hunting of that day ! This way of considering the misfortunes which this battle would bring upon posterity, not only on...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...either the thought or the expression in that stanza ? To drive the deer with hound and horn Earl Piercy took his way : The child may rue that is unborn The hunting of that day! This way of considering the misfortunes which this battle would bring upon posterity, not only on those...
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