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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 Works of Hannah More, Volume 2

Hannah More - Children - 1830
...and queens ; 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 refinements...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

Spectator - 1832
...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 those...
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Heath's book of beauty [afterw.] The Book of beauty; or Regal gallery

Charles Heath
...riveted on an almost worn-out volume of ancient ballads. Of itself, it opened at Chevy Chase — " The stout Earl of Northumberland A vow to God did...in the Scottish woods Three summer days to take." " How perfectly," thought he, " does this set forth the whole spirit of the age — its love of war...
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The Book of Beauty: Comprising a Collection of Tales, Poems, &c

Letitia Elizabeth Landon - English literature - 1833 - 241 pages
...became riveted on an almost wornout volume of ancient ballads. Of itself, it opened at Chevy Chase— " The stout Earl of Northumberland A vow to God did...in the Scottish woods Three summer days to take." " How perfectly," thought he, " does this set forth the whole spirit of the age — its love of war...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. ...

Walter Scott - Ballads, Scots - 1833
...Cheviot within dayes thre, In the mauger of doughty Dougles, And all that ever with him be," Becomes, " The stout Earl of Northumberland A vow to God did...in the Scottish woods Three summer days to take," &c. From this, and other examples of the same kind, of which many might be quoted, we must often expect...
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Heath's Book of Beauty: With Beautifully Finished Engravings, from Drawings ...

Gift books - 1833
...became riveted on an almost worn-out volume of ancient ballads. Of itself, it opened at Chevy Chase — "The stout Earl of Northumberland A vow to God did...in the Scottish woods Three summer days to take." " How perfectly," thought he, " does this set forth the whole spirit of the age — its love of war...
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The Novelist's Magazine, Volume 1

Fiction - 1833
...became riveted on an almost worn-out volume of ancient ballad«. Of itself, it opened al Chevy Chase : " The stout Earl of Northumberland, A vow to God did make. His pleasure in Ihe Scottish woods Three summer days to take." "How perfectly," thought he, "does this set forth the...
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The works of Hannah More, with a memoir and notes, Volume 5

Hannah More - 1834
...and queens ; 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...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 15

1849
...to exhibit the contrasts in stjle iai language, already suggested: — Later Version. The stout Erie of Northumberland, A vow to God did make. His pleasure in the Scottish woods, Three summers days to take ; The cheefest harts in Chevy-chace To kill and lieare away. These lydings to...
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The Emerald: An Annual Keepsake of Beauty, Art, and Literature

1836 - 264 pages
...riveted on an almost worn-out volume of ancient ballads. Of itself, it opened at Chevy Chase — " The stout Earl of Northumberland A vow to God did...in the Scottish woods Three summer days to take." "How perfectly," thought he, "does this set forth the whole spirit of the age — its love of war and...
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