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" Ten of them were sheathed in steel, With belted sword, and spur on heel : They quitted not their harness bright, Neither by day, nor yet by night ; They lay down to rest, With corslet laced... "
The lay of the last minstrel. Illustr. ed - Seite 2
von sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1835
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Essays in Little

Andrew Lang - 1891 - 205 Seiten
...poetry should begin with the " Lay." From opening to close it never falters :— " Nine and twenly knights of fame Hung their shields in Branksome Hall; Nine and twenty squires of name Brought their steeds to bower from stall, Nine and twenty yeomen tall Wailed, duteous, on them all. . . . Ten...
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English Poetry from Blake to Browning

William Macneile Dixon - 1894 - 204 Seiten
...sounds which promised that the best battle-poetry in the English tongue was about to be written. ' Nine and twenty knights of fame Hung their shields in Branksome Hall. . . . Ten of them were sheathed in steel, With belted sword and spur on heel ; They quitted not their...
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Lectures on the History of English Literature

William Marvel Nevin - 1895 - 485 Seiten
...the same spirited style and flowing rhythm, though nearly four hundred years had intervened. Thus: Nine and twenty knights of fame Hung their shields...were all knights of metal true Kinsmen to the bold Bucclcuh. • Ten of them were sheathed in steel, With belted sword and spur on heel ; They quitted...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel, Band 2

Walter Scott - 1899 - 211 Seiten
...Nine-and-twenty squires of name Brought them their steeds to bower from stall ; Nine-and-twenty yeomen tall 5 Waited, duteous, on them all : They were all knights...Kinsmen to the bold Buccleuch. IV Ten of them were sheath 'd in steel, With belted sword, and spur on heel : They quitted not their harness bright, Neither...
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British Poets of the Revolution Age: (Burns, Byron, Moore, Scott, Shelley ...

William Clarke Robinson - 1900 - 188 Seiten
...Hall ; Nine-and-twenty squires of name Brought them their steeds to bower from stall ; Nine-and-twenty yeomen tall Waited duteous on them all : They were all knights of mettle true, Kinsmen to the bold Buccleuch. Ten of them were sheathed in steel, With belted sword and...
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The Novels and Poems of Sir Walter Scott: Poems and ballads

Walter Scott - 1900
...B. Nine-and-twenty squires of name Brought them their steeds to bower from stall ; Nine-and-twenty yeomen tall Waited, duteous, on them all : They were all knights of mettle true, Kinsmen to the bold Buccleuch. IV. Ten of them were sheathed in steel, With belted sword,...
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The Teaching of English in the Elementary and the Secondary School

Percival Chubb - 1902 - 411 Seiten
...Canto. What brave music ! What clinking of armor and champing of steeds resound through it all ! — " Nine and twenty knights of fame Hung their shields in Branksome Hall." Alack for the boy or girl whose heart does not beat time to the tramp and tread of the numbers ! And...
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The Castles and Keeps of Scotland: Being a Description of Sundry Fortresses ...

Frank Roy Fraprie - 1907 - 411 Seiten
...Hall; Nine-and-twenty squires of name Brought them their steeds to bower from stall ; Nine-and-twenty yeomen tall Waited duteous on them all ; They were all knights of mettle true, Kinsmen to the bold Buccleuch. " Ten of them were sheathed in steel, With belted sword,...
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Poetical Works

Sir Walter Scott - 1908 - 970 Seiten
...Branksome Nine-and-twenty squires of name Brought them their steeds to bower from stall ; Nine-and-twenty mettle true, Kinsmen to the bold Buccleuch. Ten of them were sheath'd in steel, With belted sword,...
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The Country of Sir Walter Scott, Band 1

Charles Sumner Olcott - 1913 - 414 Seiten
...a pretty picture. All, all is peaceful, all is still, and there is nothing to suggest the time when Nine and twenty knights of fame — Hung their shields in Branksome Hall. It seemed to us more modern than it really is, for it was completed in its present form in the year...
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