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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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The Granville series. Reading book. Standard 1-6

Granville series - 1881
...From rank to rank your volleyed thunders flew ; Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of Time ! Sarmatia6 fell — unwept — without a crime ! Found not a...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in" her woe ! 30 Dropped from her nerveless' grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curbed her high...
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Poetical reader suitable for the fourth standard of elementary schools ...

James Booth (head master of the Caledonian schools, Liverpool) - 1881
...Kosc-iusko, the celebrated a 'fl,e In'td tocsin, the alarm hells. > s^ratat'", the ancient name ul 1'ulaml, 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 bright eye, and curbed her high...
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A course of elementary reading in science and literature, compiled by J.M. M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1882
...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...
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The Globe readers (ed. by A.F. Murison). Primer 1,2; Book 1-6, Book 6

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1882
...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...
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The poetical works of Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell - English literature - 1882 - 420 pages
...watch-word and reply; Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin toll'd their last alarm! — In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few...your volley'd thunder flew: — Oh, bloodiest picture iu the book of Time, Sarmatia fell, unwept, without a crime; Found not a generous friend, a pitying...
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The Sixth Reader of the Popular Series

Marcius Willson - Readers (Elementary) - 1882 - 544 pages
...omnipotent to charm, And the loud toesin tolled their last alarm. 4. In vain, alas! in vain, ye gallant few, 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 bright eye, and curbed her high...
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Memoir of Thaddeus Kosciuszko: Poland's Hero and Patriot, an Officer in the ...

Anthony Walton White Evans - 1883 - 58 pages
...last exhausted and bleeding, he fell by the lance of a Cossack, and a sabre cut across his forehead. " In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank...mercy 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 world...
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The Course of Empire: Outlines of the Chief Political Changes in the History ...

History - 1883 - 459 pages
...slowly turns her glazing eyes, And humbly seeks for succor ere she dies ! VICTOR HUGO. Tr. Reynolds. 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...
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The elocutionist, a collection of pieces in prose and verse [by various ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1883
...! — In vain — alas! in vain, ye gallant few! From rank to rank your vollied thunder flew : Oh i bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia fell,...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her wo ! Dropp'd from her nerveless grasp the shatter 'd spear ; Closed her bright eye, and curb'd her...
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Gems for the young from favourite poets, ed. by R. Mulholland

Gems - 1884
...watchword and reply : — Then pealęd the notes omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin tolled their last alarm ! In vain — alas ! in vain, ye gallant few,...Sarmatia fell — unwept — without a crime ! Found n6t a generous friend — a pitying foe — Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropped from...
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