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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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Poems of patriotism, history and legend

Poetry - 1912
...between. "Hearts of oak! " our captain 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. — Outspoke the victor then, As he hailed...
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The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1912 - 466 pages
...our captains cried, when each gun From its adamantine lips Spread a death shade round the ships, 20 Like the hurricane eclipse Of the sun. Again ! again...havoc did not slack, Till a feeble cheer the Dane 25 To our cheering sent us back ; — Their shots along the deep slowly boom : — Then ceased —...
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The Sea's Anthology: From the Earliest Times Down to the Middle of the ...

John Edward Patterson - English poetry - 1913 - 383 pages
...our captains cried, when each gua, From its adamantine lips, Spread a death—shade the ships, . Like hurricane eclipse Of the sun. Again ! again ! again...back. Their shots along the deep slowly boom :— Then cease—and all is wail, As they strike the shattered sail; Or in conflagration pale Light the gloom....
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The Golden Treasury, Book 4

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1914 - 251 pages
...between. '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: — As they strike the shatter'd sail; Or in conflagration pale Light the gloom. Out spoke the victor...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...our captains cried, when each gun From its adamantine lips Spread a death-shade round the ships, 25 Like the hurricane eclipse Of the sun. Again! again!...havoc did not slack, Till a feeble cheer the Dane 30 To our cheering sent us back; — Their shots along the deep slowly boom : — Then ceased — and...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...its adamantine lips Spread a death-shade round the ships, Like the hurricane eclipse Of the sun. 27 ms, some tainted with cankers, and some shrivelled in the shade ; and shattered sail, Or in conflagration pale Light the gloom. 36 Out spoke the victor then, As he hailed...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...fleeter rushed O'er the deadly space between — "Hearts of oak," our captains cried, when each gun V + d \̒ * E h X( f . [~ uu 5w~o ջhƌ> G k dJQ q ~1﹙ Sv"<+o t 0( i 4o˵I~ shattered sail, Or in conflagration pale Light the gloom. 36 Out spoke the victor then, As he hailed...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
..."Hearts of oak!" our captain cried, when each gun From its adamantine lips 25 Spread a death-shade ge Benjamin 30 Till a feeble cheer the Dane To our cheering sent us back ; Their shots along the deep slowly boom...
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A Book of Ballads, Old and New

Guido Hermann Stempel - Ballads, English - 1917 - 329 pages
...its adamantine lips Spread a death-shade round the ships, Like the hurricane eclipse Of the sun. 4 Again! again! again! And the havoc did not slack,...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 gloom.—...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 4

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1917
...— ' 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...sun. Again ! again ! again ! And the havoc did not shtck. Till a feeble cheer the Dane To our cheering sent us back ; — Their shots along the deep slowly...
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