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" Roman soldiery, flung their gnarled arms over a thick carpet of the most delicious green sward; in some places they were intermingled with beeches, hollies, and copsewood of various descriptions, so closely as totally to intercept the level beams of the... "
Letters to Richard Heber, Esq., M.P.: Containing Critical Remarks on the ... - Page 98
by John Leycester Adolphus - 1822 - 317 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 33

1820 - 590 pages
...mentioned in the beginning of the chapter. Hundreds of broad short-stemmed oaks, which had wimessed perhaps the stately march of the Roman soldiery, flung...they were intermingled with beeches, hollies, and copeswood of various descriptions, so closely as totally to intercept the level beams of the sinking...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 3

1820 - 774 pages
...of tlic rich grassy glades of that forest, which we hare mentioned in the beginning of the chapter. Hundreds of broad short-stemmed oaks, which had witnessed perhaps the stately march nf the Roman soldiery, flung their broad gnarled arms over a thick carpet of the most delicious green...
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the edinburgh review

david william - 1820 - 564 pages
...of the rich glassy glades of that forest, which we have mentioned in the beginning of the chapter. Hundreds of broad short-stemmed oaks, which had witnessed...they were intermingled with beeches, hollies, and cop'jswooij of various descriptions, so closely as totally to intercept the level teams of the sinking...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1833 - 852 pages
...mentioned in the beginning of the chapter. Hundreds of broad-headed, short-stemmed, white-branched oaks, which had witnessed perhaps the stately march of the Roman soldiery, flung their gnarled arms over a thick carpet of the most delicious green sward ; in some places they were intermingled...
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An historical and descriptive account of the collegiate church of Wolverhampton

George Oliver - 1836 - 226 pages
...Scott's inimitable novel pf Ivanhoe : — " The sun was setting upon one of the rich grassy glades of the forest. Hundreds of broad short-stemmed oaks, which...they were intermingled with beeches, hollies, and copse wood of various descriptions, so closely as totally to intercept the level beams of the sinking...
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Ivanhoe: A Romance

Walter Scott - 1836 - 576 pages
...have mentioned in the beginning of the chapter. Hundreds of broad-headed, short-stemmed, wide-branched oaks, which had witnessed perhaps the stately march of the Roman soldiery, flung their gnarled arms over a thick carpet of the most delicious green sward ; in some places they were intermingled...
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Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - 1837 - 466 pages
...swineherd and Wamba the jester : — " The sun was setting upon one of the rich grassy glades of Sherwood Forest. Hundreds of broad short-stemmed oaks, which...gnarled arms over a thick carpet of the most delicious greensward ; in some places they were intermingled with beeches, hollies, and copswood of various descriptions,...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1844 - 728 pages
...mentioned in the beginning of the chapter. Hundreds of broad-headed, short-stemmed, white-branched oaks, which had witnessed perhaps the stately march of the Roman soldiery, flung their gnarled arms over a thick carpet ot the most delicious green sward ; in some places they were intermingled...
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Waverley Novels: Vol. 4, Volume 4

Walter Scott - 1844 - 748 pages
...mentioned in the beginning of the chapter. Hundreds of broad-headed, short -stemmed, wide-branched oaks, which had witnessed perhaps the stately march of the Roman soldiery, flung their gnarled arms over a thick carpet of the most delicious greensward; in some places they were intermingled...
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Miscellaneous Essays

Archibald Alison - 1845 - 438 pages
...have mentioned in the beginning of the chapter. Hundreds of broad-headed, short-stemmed, wide-branched oaks, which had witnessed perhaps the stately march of the Roman soldiery, flung their gnarled arms over a thick carpet of the most delicious green sward ; in some places they were intermingled...
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