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" With Spanish yew so strong, Arrows a cloth-yard long, That like to serpents stung, Piercing the weather; None from his fellow starts, But, playing manly parts, And like true English hearts, Stuck close together. "
The Book of Archery - Page 204
by George Agar Hansard - 1840 - 456 pages
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...signal aim To our hid forces ; When from a meadow by, Like a storm suddenly, The Tinglixh archery Stuck the French horses. With Spanish yew so strong, Arrows...together. When down their bows they threw, And forth their bilbows drew, And on the French they flew ; Not one was tardy ; Arms were from shoulder* sent, Seal...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...horses. With Spanish yew so strong, Arrows a eloth-yard long, That like to serpents stung, Piereing the weather ; None from his fellow starts, But playing manly parts, And like true English hearts, Stuek elose together. When down their bows they threw, And forth their bilbows drew, And on the Freneh...
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Henry of Monmouth: or, Memoirs of the life and character of Henry the fifth

James Endell Tyler, Henry V (king of England.) - Fiction - 1838
...Agincourt, In happy hour. With Spanish yew so strong, Arrows a cloth-yard long, That like to serpent stung, Piercing the weather. None from his fellow...together. When down their bows they threw, And forth their bilbows drew, And on the French they flew ; Not one was tardy ; Arms were from shoulders sent, Scalps...
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The king's son, ed. [or rather, written] by mrs. Hofland

Barbara Hofland - History - 1843
...betrayed her sex. " A prize! a prize !" he cried. And Mary fell swooning against his shoulder. CHAPTER V. With Spanish yew so strong, Arrows a cloth-yard long,...And like true English hearts, Stuck close together. The Ballad of Agincourt. ON gaining the summit of the scaling-ladder, during the assault on the castle...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1875
...Stuck the French horses. With Spanish yew so strong, Arrows a cloth-yard long, That like to serpent stung, Piercing the weather. None from his fellow...together. When down their bows they threw, And forth their bilbows drew, And on the French they flew ; Not one was tardy ; Arms were from shoulders sent,...
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Bole ponjis. Containing The tale of the buccaneer ... and other ingredients

Henry Meredith Parker - 1851
...Thunder to thunder. Well it thine age became, O noble Erpingham, Which didst the signal aim To our hid forces ; When, from a meadow by, Like a storm suddenly,...And like true English hearts, Stuck close together. Aye, "close together!" Shoulder to shoulder, showering their arrows so that the French might, like...
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The Great Battles of the British Army

Charles Mac Farlane - 1853
...flank. Our archers " With Spanish yew so strong, Arrows a cloth-yard long, That like to serpent stung, Piercing the weather. None from his fellow...playing manly parts, And like true English hearts, Strike close together." * The French had few or no bowmen, for that weapon was considered unworthy...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic

Beautiful poetry - History - 1857
...Thunder to thunder. Well it thine age became, O noble Erpingham, Which didst the signal aim To our hid forces ; When from a meadow by, Like a storm suddenly,...together. When down their bows they threw, And forth their bilbows drew, And on the French they flew, Not one was tardy ; Arms were from shoulders sent, i Scalps...
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Penny readings - History - 1866
...signal aim To our hid forces ; When from a meadow by, Like a storm suddenly, The English archery Stuck the French horses. With Spanish yew so strong, Arrows...'When down their bows they threw, And forth their billows drew, And on the French they flew, Not one was tardy ; Arms were from shoulders sent, Scalps...
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Scenes of the olden time, by the author of 'Records of noble lives'.

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1867
...heels and fled in a terrible panic. A similar fate befell the knights of France at Agincourt: " Like a storm suddenly, The English archery Struck...And like true English hearts Stuck close together." DRAYTON. We need not wonder, then, that the government vigorously encouraged the practice of the national...
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