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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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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...breeze." Bloodiest. Waste. Countrv. Warriors. Blood-dyed watert. Murmuring. Prevails. Meteors. Puissant. In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank...her nerveless grasp the shatter'd spear, Closed her bright^ge, and curb'd her high career : Hope, for a season, bade the world farewell, And Freedom shriek'd—...
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Pleasures of Imagination

Hope - 1851 - 183 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...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropt from her nerveless grasp the shatter'd spear, Closed her bright eye, and curb'd her high career...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 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 shuttered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curbed the high...
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The Fourth Reader, Or Exercises in Reading and Speaking Designed for the ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1851 - 408 pages
...alarm ! 4. 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''...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eyes, and curbed her high...
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First collection of instructive extracts

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...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...Dropp'd from her nerveless grasp the shatter'd spear, Clos'd her bright eye, and cnrb'd her high career ; — Hope, for a season, bade the world farewell,...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 pages
...! 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 spear, Closed her bright eye, and curbed her high...
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Life and Services of General Winfield Scott: Including the Siege of Vera ...

Edward Deering Mansfield - Mexican War, 1846-1848 - 1852 - 536 pages
...by the muse of Campbell, that his lines are •almost as familiar as the tales of the nursery — " Oh ! bloodiest picture in the book of time, Sarmatia...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her wo ! Dropped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright eye, and curbed her high...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...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...her arms, nor mercy in her woe ! Dropp'd from her nervefess grasp the shatter'd spear, Closed her bright eye, and curb'd her high career : Hope, for...
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Stories from Russia, Siberia, Poland and Circassia

Russell Lee - Russia - 1853 - 444 pages
...tolled their last alarm ! In vain, alas 1 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 Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: With a Memoir of His Life ...

Thomas Campbell - Ireland - 1853 - 386 pages
...tolled their last nlnrin ! In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank to rank your volleyed thunder flew; Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of...pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her wo ! Propped from her nerveless grasp the shattered spear, Closed her bright .eye, and curbed her high...
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