How To Spell Stour?

Correct spelling: Stour

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  1. In " The Valley Farm," exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1835, two years before his death, Constable returned to the scenes of his boyhood, to Willy Lott's house on the banks of the Stour – Constable by C. Lewis Hind
  2. 121 56. The winding river- the Stour at Wye. – Lessons on Soil by E. J. Russell
  3. All this wild woodland and forest country which lies on a great piece of high ground stretching north- east and south- west across the Way parallel with the valley of the Great Stour between Faversham and Canterbury, hiding the one from the other, was known as the Blean. – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton
  4. Then he returned to the main army upon the Stour – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton
  5. And when Sir Tristram departed into the forest Sir Launcelot held alway the stour like hard, as a man araged that took no heed to himself, and wit ye well there was many a noble knight against him. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  6. We be all Scots here, in one sore stour – Two Penniless Princesses by Charlotte M. Yonge
  7. I know not the name of the Saxon who ran upon him in the stour but the king smote him so fiercely that he died. – Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut by Wace
  8. On hearing of the gathering of the Saxon fleet Athelstan sent across to France and begged the Danes to come to his assistance, but none of their vessels had arrived when the Saxon fleet reached the mouth of the Stour – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  9. The left flank of this corps rested on the river Stour itself, so that it was secure from any turning movement. – The Invasion by William Le Queux
  10. He said as hoo he had gane far bye thae things, livin' amang the stour o' a' his siller- but he remarkit that he aften thocht o' the auld ways, an' the auld tunes, an' the minister wi' his goon an' bands; an' he said he was fair starvin' for a psalm- or a paraphrase. – St. Cuthbert's by Robert E. Knowles

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