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" ... he deals, you may hear them above all the din and shouts of the battle - Stones and beams are hailed down on the bold champion - he regards them no more than if they were thistle-down or feathers!" "By Saint John of Acre," said Ivanhoe, raising himself... "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 185
1820
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English grammar and composition

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1853 - 196 pages
...advaniages in a rural situation, which are not confined to philosophers and heroes. — JoHNSoN. Methought there was but one man in England that might do such a decd.— SCoTT. (215.) Here there is light and fresh air. — BLACKwooD'S Mag., U. p. 726. Here is...
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The Waverley Novels, Volume 17

Walter Scott - 1860 - 428 pages
...feathers ! " " By Saint John of Acre," said Ivanhoe, raising himself joyfully on his couch, "methought there was but one man in England that might do such a deed !" "The postern gate shakes," continued Eebecca ; "it crashes — it is splintered by his blows — they rush in — the out-work is won —...
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The Waverley novels. 25 vols.

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1862 - 374 pages
...feathers ! " " By Saint John of Acre," said Ivanhoe, raising himself joyfully on his couch, " methought there was but one man in England that might do such...the battlements — they throw them into the moat — men, if ye be indeed men, spare them that can resist no longer ! " " The bridge — the bridge...
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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 3

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862 - 392 pages
...thistle-down or feathers !" "Ha!" said Ivnnhoe, raising himself joyfully on his couch, " methought there was but one man in England that might do such...his blows — they rush in — the outwork is won ! O God !— they hurl the defenders from the battlements — they throw them into the moat. O men,...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 528 pages
...of Acre ! " said Ivanhoe, raising himself joyfully on his couch ; " mcthought there was but one 15 man in England that might do such a deed ! " "The...his blows — they rush in — the outwork is won — they hurl the defenders from the battlements — they throw them into the moat ! Oh, men, 20 —...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 530 pages
...Acre ! " said Ivanhoe, raising himself joyfully on his couch ; " methought there was but ono 15 man iu England that might do such a deed ! " " The postern...his blows — they rush in — the outwork is won — they hurl the defenders from the battlements — they throw them into the moat ! Oh, men, 20 —...
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The advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863 - 438 pages
...feathers!" " By St. John of Acre,'' said Ivauhoe, raising himself joyfully on his couch, " methought there was but one man in England that might do such...The postern gate shakes," continued Rebecca, " it crashes—it is splintered by his blows—they rush in—the outwork is won—they hurl the defenders...
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Waverley Novels, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1866 - 366 pages
...feathers ! " " By Saint John of Acre," said Ivanhoe, raising himself joyfully on 'his couch, " methought there was but one man in England that might do such a deed ! " " The postern-gate shakes," continued Rebecca ; " it crashes — it is splintered by his blows — they rush...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864 - 554 pages
...feathers ! " " By Saint John of Acre," said Ivanhoc, raising himself joyfully on his couch, " methought there was but one man in England that might do such...the battlements — they throw them into the moat — O men, if ye be indeed men, spare them that can resist no longer ! " " The bridge — the bridge...
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Essays on Fiction

Nassau William Senior - 1864 - 538 pages
...feathers.' ' By Saint John of Acre,' said Ivanhoe, raising himself joyfully on his couch, ' methought there was but one man in England that might do such...the battlements — they throw them into the moat — O men, if ye be indeed men. spare them that can resist no longer ! ' ' The bridge — the bridge...
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