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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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English Literature

Edwin Lillie Miller - Authors, English - 1917 - 597 pages
...published in Edinburgh a poem called the " Pleasures of Hope," which contained this passage about Poland: " 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 Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...few ! Fram rank to rank your volleyed thunder flew : — 0, 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...
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Stray Leaves from a Convict Ship

Daniel Ritchie - Convicts - 1854 - 278 pages
...correct thinking man. Nobly has the poet painted the sorrowful event in these magnificent lines : — " Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of time ! Sarmatia...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ; Hope for a season bade the world farewell, And freedom shrieked when Kosciusko fell." We consider...
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The New Cambridge Modern History: Volume 8, The American and French ...

Elliot H. Goodwin - History - 1965 - 772 pages
...defenceless population slaughtered, Warsaw surrendered. Thomas Campbell bewept the failure of the insurgents: Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe! The reactions of Catherine in St Petersburg and Igelstrom, her plenipotentiary in the Polish capital,...
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The Future Japan

Tokutomi Soho, Iichirō Tokutomi, Ṽinh Sính, Hiroaki Matsuzawa, Nicholas Wickenden - History - 1989 - 222 pages
...shed a tear for her. I cannot help but be moved by that poem by Campbell about the downfall of Poland: Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia...mercy in her woe! Dropp'd from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curb'd her high career. 111 Reading the Jinno Shotoki (The...
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The Annotated Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery - Fiction - 1997 - 496 pages
...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 career:...
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