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" ... with a sword ; besides, it is light to beare, light to throw away; and, being, as they commonly are, naked, it is to them all in all. Lastly, for a... "
The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ... - Page 259
1819
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 74

English literature - 1812
...strongly against the pnats, which in that countrey doe mofle annoy the naked rebele, whilst they keepe the woods, and doe more sharply wound them then all...seldome come nigh them : yea and oftentimes their nsant'e serveth them, when they are tieere driven, being wrapped about their left arme in stead of...
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Journal of a Tour in Ireland, A.D. 1806

Sir Richard Colt Hoare - Ireland - 1807 - 336 pages
...the woods, and do more sharply wound them, than all their enemies' swords or spears, which can seldom come nigh them. Yea, and oftentimes their mantle serveth them, when they are near driven, being wrapt about their left arm, instead of a target, for it is hard to cut through with...
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq: Rokley; a poem

Sir Walter Scott - 1813
...strongly against the gnats, which, in that country, doe more annoy the naked rebels while they keep the woods, and doe more sharply wound them, then all their enemies swords or speares, which can seldom come nigh them : yea, and oftentimes their mantle serveth them when they...
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Rokeby: A Poem

Walter Scott - Electronic books - 1813 - 333 pages
...strongly against the gnats, which, in that country, doe more annoy the naked rebels while they keep the woods, and doe more sharply wound them, then all their enemies swords or speares, which can seldom come nigh them : yea, and oftentimes their mantle serveth them when they...
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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 5

Walter Scott - 1818
...woods, and doe more sharply .wonnd them, than all their enemies swords or speares, which can seldom come nigh them: yea, and oftentimes their mantle serveth them when they are neere driven, heing wrapped abont their left arme, instead of a target, for it is hard to cnt thorongh with a sword; hesides it...
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The poetical works of Walter Scott, Volume 7

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...strongly against the gnats, which, in that country, doe more annoy the naked rebels while they keep the woods, and doe more sharply wound them, then all their enemies swords at spears, which can seldom come nigh them : yea, and oftentimes their mantle serveth them when they...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 6

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1823
...the woods, and doe more sharply wound them, than all their enemies swords or spears, which can seldom come nigh them : yea, and oftentimes their mantle serveth them when they are neere driven, being wrapped about their left arme, instead of a target, for it is hard to cut thorough with a sword...
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The Beauties of Ireland: Being Original Delineations ..., Volume 1

James Norris Brewer - Architecture - 1825
...naked rebels, whilst they keepe the woods, and doe more sharply wound them then all their im-mii.'s swords, or spears, which can seldome come nigh them...oftentimes their mantle serveth them, when they are oeerc driven, being wrapped about their left arme in stead of a target, for it is hard to cut thorough...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...the woods, and do more sharply wound them than all their enemies swords, or spears, which can seldom come nigh them : yea and oftentimes their mantle serveth them, when they are near driven, being wrapped about their left arm instead of a target, for it is hard to cut through...
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Heath's picturesque annual

1837
...woods, and doe more sharply wound them, than all their enemies' swords or spears, which can seldom come nigh them : yea, and oftentimes their mantle serveth them when they are neere driven, being wrapped about their left arme, instead of a target, for it is hard to cut through with a sworde;...
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