The Lady Of The Lake

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a poem, in six cantos Sir Walter Scott. Gravely he greets each city sire,
Commends each pageant's quaint attire, Gives to the dancers thanks aloud, And
smiles and nods upon the crowd, Who rend the heavens with their acclaims, "
Long live the CommoDs' King, King James!" Behind the King thronged peer and
knight* And noble dame and damsel bright, Whose fiery steeds ill brooked the
stay Of the steep street and crowded way. But in the train you might discern Dark
lowering brow ...

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A Poem Walter Scott. THE LADY OF THE LAKE. CANTO FIRST. THE CHASE.
COLL E Q £ LADY OF THE LAKE. CANTO FIRST. The Chase.

The Lady Of The Lake In Six Cantos

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1 Rowland Yorke, however, who betrayed the fort of Zutphen to the Spaniards, for
which good service he was afterwards poisoned by them, is said to have been
the first who brought the rapier- fight into general use, Fuller, speaking of the
swash-bucklers, or buHies, of Queen Elizabeth's time, says, " West Smithfield
was formerly called Ruffians' Hall, where such men usually met, casually or
otherwise, to try masteries with sword and buckler. More were frightened than
hurt, more hurt ...

The Lady Of The Lake A Poem In Six Cantos

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

The Lady Of The Lake A Poem

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NOTES TO CANTO FIRST. Note I. The heights of Uam-var, And round that cavern
where 'tis told A giant made his den of old. — St. I. p. 6. Ua-var, as the name is
pronounced, or more properly Uaighr mor, is a mountain to the north-east of the
village of Callender in Menteith, deriving its name, which signifies the great den,
or cavern, from a sort of retreat among the rocks on the south side, said, by
tradition, to have been the abode of a giant. In latter times, it was the refuge of
robbers and ...