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" So thus did both these nobles die, Whose courage none could stain. An English archer then perceived The noble earl was slain. He had a bow bent in his hand, Made of a trusty tree ; An arrow of a cloth-yard long Up to the head drew he... "
A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the ... - Page 425
by John Burke - 1832
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The Children's Book of Ballads

Mary Wilder Tileston - Children's poetry - 1883 - 289 pages
...nobles die, Whose courage none could stain ; An English archer then perceived The noble earl was slain ; He had a bow bent in his hand, Made of a trusty tree ; An arrow of a cloth-yard long To the hard head haled he : Against Sir Hugh Montgomery So right the shaft he set,...
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An introduction to early English literature: from the lay of Beowulf to ...

William Burt Harlow - English literature - 1884 - 138 pages
...Whose courage none could staine; An English archer then perceived The noble Erie was slayne; XLVI. He had a bow bent in his hand, Made of a trusty tree ; An arrow of a cloth yard long Up to the head drew hee ; XL VII. Against Sir Hugh Montgomery So right the shaft he...
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History of Scotland, from Robert the Bruce to the union of the crowns

Francis Watt - Scotland - 1885 - 192 pages
...nobles die, Whose courage none could stain. An English archer then perceived The noble earl was slain : He had a bow bent in his hand, Made of a trusty tree : An arrow of a cloth-yard long Up to the head drew he : Against Sir Hugh Montgomery So right the shaft he set, The...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ballads, songs ...

Thomas Percy, Henry Benjamin Wheatley - Ballads, English - 1886
...185 Whose courage none could staine : An English archer then perceiv'd The noble erle was slaine ; He had a bow bent in his hand, Made of a trusty tree ; 190 An arrow of a cloth-yard long Up to the head drew hee : Against Sir Hugh Mountgomerye, So right...
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Auld Scots ballants, ed. by R. Ford

Robert Ford - 1889
...nobles die, Whose courage none could stain. An English archer then perceived His noble lord was slain. He had a bow bent in his hand, Made of a trusty tree, An arrow of a cloth yard's length, Unto the head drew he. Against Sir Hugh Montgomery then So right his shaft he...
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The Waterloo roll call

Charles Dalton - 1890
...collateral ancestor, Sir Hugh Montgomerio, fell at the battle of Otterburne as far back as 1388. His death is thus recorded in the old ballad of Chevy...in his hand, Made of a trusty tree ; An arrow of a cloth- yeard long Unto the head drew he. " Against Sir Hugh Montgomerie So right his shaft he set,...
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Heroic Ballads: With Poems of War and Patriotism; Ed

David Henry Montgomery - American poetry - 1890 - 319 pages
...nobles die, Whose courage none could stain. An English archer then perceived The noble earl was slain. He had a bow bent in his hand, Made of a trusty tree ; 1 Redoubted : valiant. 2 Cloth-yard : that is, the length of a yard-stick used in measuring cloth...
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The Scottish Antiquary, Or, Northern Notes & Queries, Volumes 5-7

Scotland - 1891
...Scotland from a very early period. Sir Hugh Montgomerie's death at the battle of Otterburn is referred to in the old ballad of Chevy Chase ' He had a bow...in his hand, Made of a trusty tree, An arrow of a cloth-yard long Unto the head drew he. Against Sir Hugh Montgomerie, So right his shaft he set, The...
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Lyra Heroica: A Book of Verse for Boys

William Ernest Henley - American poetry - 1891 - 364 pages
...dye, Whose courage none could staine ! An English archer then perceived The noble Erle was slaine : He had a bow bent in his hand, Made of a trusty tree; An arrow of a cloth-yard long Up to the head drew he; Against Sir Hugh Mountgomerye So right the shaft he set, The...
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The Chautauquan, Volume 12

1891
...keep the kindly Scot from the cloth-yard shaft"; and in the ballad of " Chevy Chase " is this stanza : He had a bow bent in his hand, Made of a trusty tree ; An arrow of a cloth-yard long Up to the head drew hee. "The beleaguered Port of Calais." Dickens says, " In order...
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