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" Then leaving life, Earl Percy took The dead man by the hand ; And said, " Earl Douglas, for thy life Would I had lost my land. " O Christ ! my very heart doth bleed With sorrow for thy sake ; For sure, a more redoubted knight Mischance did never take. "
Ancient songs and ballads, from the reign of King Henry the Second to the ... - Page 224
by Joseph Ritson, Joseph Frank - 1829
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...against the greatness of the thought : Then leaving life, Earl Percy took The dead man by the hand, And said, Earl Douglas, for thy life Would I had lost...sure a more renowned knight Mischance did never take. The beautiful line, ' Taking the dead man by the hand,' will put the reader in mind of ./Eneas's behaviour...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...against the greatness of the thought : Then leaving life, Earl Percy took The dead man by the hand, And said, Earl Douglas, for thy life Would I had lost my laud. O Christ! my very heart doth bleed With sorrow for thy sake; For sure a more renowned knight...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...against the greatness of the thought. ' Then leaving life, Earl Piercy took ' The dead man by the hand, ' And said, Earl Douglas, for thy life ' Would I had...Christ ! my very heart doth bleed ' With sorrow for thy sa!;e; ' For sure a more renowned knight ' Mischance did never take.' That beautiful line, Taking...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...against the greatness of the thought. ' Then leaving life, Earl Piercy took ' The dead man by the hand, ' And said, Earl Douglas, for thy life ' Would I had...Christ ! my very heart doth bleed ' With sorrow for tin sake ; ' For sure a more renowned knight ' Mischance did never take.' That beautiful line, Taking...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...life, Earl Percy took The dead man by the hand, And said, Earl Douglas, for thy life Would II rail lost my land. O Christ ! my very heart doth bleed...sure a more renowned knight Mischance did never take. The beautiful line, 'Taking the dead man by the hand,' will put the reader in mind of Eneas' behaviour...
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Northern Garlands: ...

Joseph Ritson, Joseph Haslewood - Ballads, English - 1810
...is at an end, Lord Percy sees my fall. Then leaving life, earl Percy took The dead man by the hand, And said, Earl Douglas, for thy life Would I had lost...there was, Which saw earl Douglas die, Who straight in wf ath did vow revenge Upon the earl Percy : Sir Hugh Montgomery was he call'd ; Who with a spear most...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...against the greatness of the thought. Then leaving life, Earl Piercy took The dead man by the hand, And said, Earl Douglas, for thy life Would I had lost...sure a more renowned knight Mischance did never take. That beautiful line, taking the dead man by the hand, will put the reader in mind of ^Eneas's behaviour...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...against the greatness of the thought. Then leaving life, Earl Piercy took The dead man by the hand, And said, Earl Douglas, for thy life Would I had lost...sure a more renowned knight Mischance did never take. That beautiful line, taking the dead man by the hand, will put the reader in mind of ^Eneas's behaviour...
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Chevy Chase

Robert Roscoe - Otterburn, Battle of, 1388, in literature - 1813 - 108 pages
...at an end ; Lord Percy sees me fall. Then leaving life, Earl Percy tooke The dead man by the hand ; And said, Earl Douglas, for thy life Would I had lost...renowned knight Mischance did never take. A knight among the Scots there was, Which saw Earl Douglas dye, Who streight in wrath did vow revenge Upon the...
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Chevy Chase

Robert Roscoe - Otterburn, Battle of, 1388, in literature - 1813 - 108 pages
...at an end ; Lord Percy sees me fall. Then leaving life, Earl Percy tooke The dead man by the hand ; And said, Earl Douglas, for thy life Would I had lost...renowned knight Mischance did never take. A knight among the Scots there was, Which saw Earl Douglas dye, Who streight in wrath did vow revenge Upon the...
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