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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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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

Quotations - 1906 - 763 pages
...Bequeathed by bleeding sire to son, Though baffled oft, is ever won, BYRON, The Giaour, lines 123-125 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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Golden Poems by British and American Authors

Francis Fisher Browne - American poetry - 1906 - 526 pages
...watchword and reply ; 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 ! From rank to rank your volley'd thunder flew : — O, bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia fell, unwept, without a crime ; Found not...
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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...watchword and reply; Then peal'd the notes, omnipotent to charm, 37 And the loud tocsin toll'd their last alarm! — In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few...mercy in her woe! Dropp'd from her nerveless grasp the shatter' spear, Closed herbrighteye, andcurb'd her high career;— Hope, for a season, bade the world...
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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...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...from her nerveless grasp the shatter'd spear, Closed herbrighteye, andcurb'd her high career; — Hope, for a season, bade the world farewell, 381 And Freedom...
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The Laurel Speaker: Heroic Classic Verse for Boys

Patriotic poetry - 1908 - 192 pages
...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 16 Hope for a season, bade the world. farewell, And...
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The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1910 - 365 pages
...tocsin tolled their last alarm! In vain, alas! in vain, ye gallant few! Prom 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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A Study in Nationality

John Vyrnwy Morgan - Nationalism - 1911 - 524 pages
...wrongs inflicted upon Poland by the oppressor, when it was conquered and divided by a merciless foe. " 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 Magazine of History, with Notes and Queries: Extra number, Issues 33-36

History - 1914
...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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Library of World History: Containing a Record of the Human Race ..., Volume 7

World history - 1914
...her trumpet horn; Tumultuous horror brooded o'er her van, Presaging wrath to Poland — and to man! "Oh bloodiest picture in the book of time, Sarmatia...generous friend, a pitying foe, Strength in her arms, and mercy in her woe ! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye,...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
...the virtues had de- s Thaddeus Kosciusko : he was defeated and parted. taken prisoner, Oct. 10, 1794. last, And all my bonds aside were cast, These heavy...I felt as they were come 1 Ylllenenve. 380 To tear shatter 'd spear, 880 Closed her bright eye, and curb'd her higli career; — Hope, for a season, bade...
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