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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 Scotch-Irish in America: Proceedings and Addresses of the Scotch-Irish ...

Scotch-Irish Society of America - Scots-Irish - 1897
...them. The situation recalls the pathetic stanza of one of the earlier poets on a kindred subject: O bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia fell...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe. The men who fled in 1763 returned almost to a man in 1766 and 1767, at the close of the Indian war...
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The later Georges to Victoria

Donald Grant Mitchell - English literature - 1897
...reason of the sympathetic allusion to the woes of Poland : " Ah, bloodiest picture in the book of time 1 Sarmatia fell, unwept, without a crime ; Found not...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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English Lands, Letters and Kings ...

Donald Grant Mitchell - English literature - 1897
...allusion to the woes of Poland : " Ah, bloodiest picture in the book of time ! Sarmatia fell, un wept, without a crime ; Found not a generous friend, a pitying foe, Strength in her arms nor mercy in her woe 1 Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye and curbed her high career,...
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The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 20

Richard Garnett - 1899
...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 University of Texas Record

1900
...recall, in mournful consciousness of their application, the familiar words of immortal thought — "Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia...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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Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History

James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford - Historical poetry - 1902 - 443 pages
...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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Selections from Campbell

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1902 - 133 pages
...From rank to rank your volleyed thunder flew — Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarrnatia fell, unwept, without a crime ; Found not a generous...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! 220 Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curbed her high...
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Poems of Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell - 1904 - 257 pages
...watchword and reply ; 370 Then peal'd the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin toll'd their last alarm ! — In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few...Closed her bright eye, and curb'd her high career ; — 380 HOPE, for a season, bade the world farewell, And Freedom shriek'd — as KOSCIUSKO fell !...
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The World's Best Poetry: National spirit; [introductory essay] The study of ...

English poetry - 1904
....*, .1 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 career;...
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Fifth Reading Book

William T. Vlymen - Readers - 1904 - 512 pages
...tocsins 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 of...crime; Found not a generous friend, a pitying foe, pandours: Hungarian mountaineers serving in the Austrian army; so called from Pandur, a town in the...
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