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" Oh ! bloodiest picture in the book of time, Sarmatia fell — unwept— without a crime ! Found not a generous friend — a pitying foe — Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear— Closed her... "
The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ... - Page 116
by Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 56 pages
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 4; Volume 80

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...watch-word and reply ; Then peal'd the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin toll'd their List alarm ! — In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few...flew : — Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sannatia fell, unwept, without a crime ; Found not a generous friend, a pitying foe, Strength in her...
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Savage and civilized Russia, by W.R.

George West Royston Pigott - 1877 - 215 pages
...fall of Jerusalem. The poet, says Alison, has celebrated these events in the immortal lines : — " Oh bloodiest picture in the book of time ! Sarmatia...pitying foe, Strength in her arms nor mercy in her woe. Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye and curb.d her high career:...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical ..., Volume 6

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1867 - 460 pages
...last alarm. 4. In vain, alas! in vain, yo gallant few! From rank to rank, your volleyed thunder flew I Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of time, Sarmatia...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curbed her high career;...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877
...— In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few! From rank to rank your volleyed thunder flew : — 0, bloodiest picture in the book of Time ! Sarmatia fell,...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curbed her high...
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The Royal Readers, Issue 5

Thomas Nelson Publishers - Readers - 1879
...rank to rank your volleyed thunder flew : — Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of Time ! Poor Poland fell, unwept, without a crime ! Found not a generous...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear,, Closed her bright age, and curbed her high...
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Russia

English poetry - 1878
...alarm ! In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank to rank your volleyed thunder flew: O, bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia fell,...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curbed her high...
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The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1879 - 342 pages
...tocsin tolled their last alarm! In vain, alas! in vain, ye gallant few! From rank to rank your volleyed thunder flew; — Oh, bloodiest picture in the book...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curbed her high career....
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The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1879 - 342 pages
...tocsin tolled their last alarm ! In vain, alas! in vain, ye gallant few! From rank to rank your volleyed thunder flew; — Oh, bloodiest picture in the book...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curbed her high career....
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Savage and Civilized Russia

G. W. Royston-Pigott, W. R. - Militarism - 1879 - 215 pages
...Jerusalem. The poet, says Alison, has celebrated these events in the immortal lines : — "Oh Moodiest picture in the book of time! Sarmatia fell unwept,...a generous friend, a pitying foe, Strength in her arras nor mercy in her woe. Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright...
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The poetical works of Thomas Campbell, ed. by W.M. Rossetti

Thomas Campbell - 1880
...toll'd their last alarm ! — In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank to rank your volley 'd thunder flew : — Oh, bloodiest picture in the book...in her woe ! Dropp'd from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curb'd her high career; — HOPE, for a season, bade the...
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