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" FAIR stood the wind for France When we our sails advance, Nor now to prove our chance Longer will tarry; But putting to the main, At Caux, the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed King Harry. "
The American Review: A Whig Journal of Politics, Literature, Art, and Science - Page 492
edited by - 1847
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Drayton, WArner

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...strike the slave for ever dumb. TO TflK CAMBRIC BRITONS, AXI> THEIR HART, Ills RAM All Of AOItiCODRT. FAIR stood the wind for France, When we our sails advance, Nor now to prove our chance, Longer will tarry ; But putting to the main, At Kaux, the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...wholesome is the air, Or where the most impure, All times, and every where, The Muse is still in ure. THE sacred ill, Where none can sin against will tarry ; But putting to the main, At Kaux, the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed...
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The Works of Anna LŠtitia Barbauld, Volume 2

Mrs. Anna Letitia, Lucy Aikin - 1825
...wonderfully flat and prosaic : the adventures are entertaining, however. Dover, Sept. 17, U85, 8 o'clock. Fair stood the wind for France — When we our sails advance ; Nor now to trust our chance * Longer would tarry .... IT is not very fair neither, for there is scarcely wind...
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The Works of Anna LŠtitia Barbauld: Correspondence. Miscellaneous pieces

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia), Lucy Aikin - 1825
...wonderfully flat and prosaic : the adventures are entertaining, however. Dover, Sept. 17, 1785, 8 o'clock. Fair stood the wind for France — When we our sails advance ; Nor now to trust our chance Longer would tarry .... IT is not very fair neither, for there is scarcely wind enough...
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Henry of Monmouth: Or, Memoirs of the Life and Character of Henry ..., Volume 2

James Endell Tyler - 1838
...expressions may sound strangely and quaintly to our ears. It will be found in Drayton's Works, p. 424. " Fair stood the wind for France, When we our sails advance; . Nor now to prove our chance, Longer will tarry; But, putting to the main, At Kaux, the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed...
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The Book of Archery

George Agar Hansard - Archery - 1840 - 456 pages
...gave rise to the following spirited burst of poetry, entitled — OUR CAMBRO-BRITONS TO THEIR HARP. Fair stood the wind for France, When we our sails advance, Nor now to prove our chance, Longer will tarry. But putting to the main, At Kaux the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed...
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The Book of Archery

George Agar Hansard - Archery - 1840 - 456 pages
...gave rise to the following spirited burst of poetry, entitled — OUR CAMBRO-BKITONS TO THEIR HARP. Fair stood the wind for France, When we our sails advance, Nor now to prove our chance, Longer will tarry. But putting to the main, At Kaux the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 5

1847
...old-womanish. The man who really invents a new stanza is a poet. Caveat, I don't mean, by inventing a new stanza, reviving an obsolete one, as Longfellow...of Agincourt — " Fair stood the wind for France, ЛУben we our sails advance, Nor now to prove our chance Longer would tarry ; But, putting to the...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1875
...seem to have fallen on the well-attuned ear of the author of The Charge of the Light Brigade:— " Fair stood the wind for France, When we our sails advance ; Nor now to prove our chance, Longer will tarry; But. putting to the main, At Kaux, the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 1

Questions and answers - 1850
...Maimouth (vol. ii. Appendix, p. 417.), is a ballad ou The Battle of Agincourt, beginning as follows: — " Fair stood the wind for France, When we our sails advance ; Nor now to prove our chance. Longer will tarry : But, putting to the main, At Kaux, the mouth of Seine, With all his martial train, Landed...
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