What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
20th Light Dragoons Agincourt amidst amongst Anatomical Theatre awful banner battle beautiful beneath Bertha blast blood Blumenfield bowsprit brave breath breeze bright canal Carlos Charles D'Albret cheerful clang clouds cold dark dash dead Deal Beach dear death note deck deep dreary dusky earth English heart eyes faint fear felt Fidelio floating French French nobility gale gallant ghastly ghost gigantic glance gleam glittering glorious green heard heart Heaven Holstein hour human hunting seat innocent King light lonely lonely island looked lustre Marianna Michael Drayton mighty mingled moon morning mountain murmur night o'er ocean pale passed quarter red ink replied rock round rushing sail scarcely seem'd seemed shadow ship shore silent silver snow solemn sound sparkling spirit spritsail stars stood storm stream sweet tempest terrible thou thousand thunder twas vast vessel voice waves wild wind
Page 249 - Clarence, in steel so bright, Though but a maiden knight, Yet in that furious fight Scarce such another. Warwick in blood did wade, Oxford the foe invade, And cruel slaughter made Still as they ran up; Suffolk his axe did ply, Beaumont and Willoughby Bare them right doughtily, Ferrers and Fanhope.
Page 239 - Which he neglects the while, As from a nation vile, Yet, with an angry smile, Their fall portending. And turning to his men, Quoth our brave Henry then : "Though they to one be ten, Be not amazed; Yet have we well begun, Battles so bravely won Have ever to the sun By fame been raised. "And for myself," quoth he, "This my full rest shall be; England ne'er mourn for me, Nor more esteem me.
Page 244 - They now to fight are gone; Armour on armour shone; Drum now to drum did groan — To hear was wonder; That with the cries they make The very earth did shake; Trumpet to trumpet spake, Thunder to thunder.
Page 247 - 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. When down their bows they threw, And forth their bilboes drew, And on the French they flew, Not one was tardy ; Arms were from shoulders sent, Scalps to the teeth were rent ; Down the French peasants went : Our men were hardy.
Page 227 - FAIR stood the wind for France When we our sails advance, Nor now to prove our chance Longer will tarry; But putting to the main, At Caux, the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed King Harry.
Page 214 - CLANO, clang ! the massive anvils ring ; Clang, clang ! a hundred hammers swing — Like the thunder-rattle of a tropic sky, The mighty blows still multiply — Clang, clang ! Say, brothers of the dusky brow, What are your strong arms forging now t Clang, clang ! — we forge the coulter now — The coulter of the kindly plough.
Page 250 - Warwick in blood did wade, Oxford the foe invade, And cruel slaughter made Still as they ran up: Suffolk his axe did ply, Beaumont and Willoughby Bare them right doughtily, Ferrers and Fanhope. Upon Saint Crispin's day...
Page 231 - To the king sending. Which he neglects the while, As from a nation vile, Yet with an angry smile Their fall portending. And turning to his men, Quoth our brave Henry then, Though they to one be ten, Be not amazed.
Page 247 - Gloster, that Duke so good, Next of the royal blood, For famous England stood With his brave brother; Clarence, in steel so bright, Though but a maiden knight, Yet in that furious fight, Scarce such another. Warwick...