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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 Quaver; or, Songster's pocket companion

Quaver - Songs - 1844 - 512 pages
...alarm ! In vain — alas ! in vain ye g.illant few ! From rank to rank your vollied thunder new : O ! bloodiest picture in the book of time, Sarmatia fell,...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropt from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear. Closed her bright eye, and curbed her high career...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...of Poland, the poet kindled up into a strain of noble indignant zeal and prophet-like inspiration. of your strength !' ' Hold,' says the farmer, ' not so fast ! I have been lame these four «run, nor mercy in her wo ! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered s'pcar, Closed her bright...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - American literature - 1844 - 428 pages
...told their last alarm ! 25 In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank to rank your volleyed thunder flew :— Oh ! bloodiest picture in the book...crime ; Found not a generous friend, a pitying foe, 30 Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors : to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1844 - 300 pages
...bloodiest picture in the Book of Time, Sarmatia fell, unwept, without a crime : Found not a gen'rous friend, a pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy...Dropp'd from her nerveless grasp the shatter'd spear, Clos'd her bright eye, and curb'd her high career; Hope, for a season, bade the world farewell: And...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin toll'd their last alarm ! — In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallunt few ! From rank to rank your volley'd thunder flew...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 high...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors, to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1845 - 300 pages
...reply; Then peal'd the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin toll'd their last alarm ! — I In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank...Sarmatia fell, unwept, without a crime : Found not a gen'rous friend, a pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropp'd from her nerveless...
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The general reciter; a unique selection of the most admired and popular ...

General reciter - 1845
...reply. Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin tolled their last alarm. O, bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia fell,...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropt from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curbed her high career...
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Rural sketches and poems, chiefly relating to Cleveland

John Walker Ord - Cleveland (England) - 1845 - 80 pages
...From rank to rank your volley 'd thunders flew : Oh ! bloodiest picture in the book of time, Sarmartia fell, unwept, without a crime ; Found not a generous...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropt from her senseless grasp the shatter'd spear, Clos'd her bright eye and curb'd her high career...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...noun, (which is certainly the best) was liite. Oh ! bloodiest picture/ in the book of Ti'me, Sannatia fell, unw'ept, without a crim'e ; Found not a g'enerous...fo'e, Stren'gth in her ar'ms, nor me'rcy in her wo"e ! Dropped/ from her nerveless gra'sp/ the shattered sp'ear, Closed her bright ey'e/, and curbed her...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1845 - 448 pages
...watch-word 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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