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" Again! again! again! And the havoc did not slack, Till a feeble cheer the Dane To our cheering sent us back;— Their shots along the deep slowly boom:— Then ceased— and all is wail, As they strike the shatter'd sail; Or in conflagration pale, Light... "
The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ... - Page 149
by Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 56 pages
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...Hearts of oak ! " our captains cried ; when each gun From its adamantine lips Spread a death-shade round the ships, Like the hurricane eclipse Of the...Then ceased — and all is wail, As they strike the shattered sail ; Or, in conflagration pale, Light the gloom. Out spoke the victor then, As he hail'd...
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A Manual of British & Irish History: Illustrated with Maps, Engravings, and ...

Thomas Flanagan - Great Britain - 1847 - 936 pages
...struggle, and before the dawn on the 21st, they drew up in battle array. Their right was covered by the " Again ! again ! again ! And the havoc did not slack...along the deep slowly boom ; Then ceased, and all is nail. " Out spoke the victor then, As he hailed them o'er the wave ; Ye are brothers ! Ye are men !...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...From its adamantine lips Spread a death-shade round the ships, Like the hurricane eclipse Of the sun. Their shots along the deep slowly boom : — Then...sail; Or, in conflagration pale, Light the gloom. — Outspoke the victor then, As he hail'd them o'er the wave, " Ye are brothers ! ye are men ! And...
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Life and Letters of Thomas Campbell, Volume 2

William Beattie - 1849
...appear, And the Dane a feeble cheer Sent us back. 14. The voice decay'd ; their shots Slowly boom. They ceased — and all is wail, As they strike the shatter'd sail, Or in conflagration pale Light the gloom. 15. Oh, death — it was a sight Fill'd our eyes ! But we rescued many a crew From the waves of scarlet...
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The Daguerreotype, Volume 3

American periodicals - 1849
...appear, And the Dane a feeble cheer Sent us back. The voice decay'd ; their shots Slowly boom. They ceased — and all is wail. As they strike the shatter'd sail, Or in conflagration pale Light the gloom. Oh, death — it was a sight Filled our eyes ! But we rescued many a crew From the waves of scarlet...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
..." Hearts of oak !" our captains cried, when each gun From its adamantine lips Spread a death-shade round the ships, Like the hurricane eclipse Of the...back : — Their shots along the deep slowly boom ;4 — Then ceased — and all is wail, As they strike the shatter'd sail ; Or, in conflagration pale,...
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First Book of Poetry for Elementary Schools

Frederic Charles Cook - 1851
...Spread a death shade round the ships, Like the hurricane eclipse Of the sun. Again ! again ! again I And the havoc did not slack, Till a feeble cheer the...Their shots along the deep slowly boom : — Then ceas'd — and all is wail, As they strike the shatter'd sail, Or in conflagration pale, Light the...
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The illustrated London reading book

English language - 1851 - 264 pages
..." Hearts of Oak !" our Captains cried ; when each gun From its adamantine lips Spread a death-shade round the ships, , Like the hurricane eclipse Of the...again! And the havoc did not slack, Till a feeble eheer the Dane To our cheering sent us back — Their shots along the deep slowly boom : Then ceased,...
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The United Empire minstrel: a selection of the best national, constitutional ...

William Shannon - Irish poetry - 1852 - 292 pages
...lips, Spread a death-shade round the ships, Like the hurricane eclipse THK UNITED EMPIRE MINSTREL. Again ! again ! again ! And the havoc did not slack,...Then ceased — and all is wail, As they strike the shattered sail, Or in conflagration pale, Light the gloom. Now joy, old England, raise, For the tidings...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852
...' Hearts of oak,' our captains cried! when From its adamantine lips [each gun Spread a death-shade round the ships ! Like the hurricane eclipse Of the...again! again! And the havoc did not slack, Till a feebler cheer the Dane To our cheering sent us back ;— Their shots along the deep slowly boom :—...
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