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" Firm-paced and slow, a horrid front they form, Still as the breeze, but dreadful as the storm; Low murmuring sounds along their banners fly, Revenge, or death... "
The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems - Page 18
by Thomas Campbell - 1804 - 160 pages
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The American Popular Speaker: Designed for the Use of Schools, Lyceums ...

Josiah Rhinehart Sypher - Elocution - 1870 - 384 pages
...— the watchword and reply : Then pealed the notes, omnipotent 'to charm, And the loud tocsin tolled their last 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, unwept, without...
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The Standard Fourth Reader: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1870 - 336 pages
...— the watchword and reply; Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin tolled their last alarm ! 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, unwept, without...
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The Poetical Works of Campbell, Goldsmith, and Gray: With Memoirs of the Authors

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1870 - 445 pages
...— the watchword and reply ! Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin 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 Time, Sarmatia fell, unwept, without...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...— the watchword and reply ; Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin tolled * volleyed thunder flew : — 0, bloodiest picture in the book of Time ! Sarmatia fell, unwept, without...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...death, the watchword and reply : Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin 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 Time, — Sarmatia fell, unwept, without...
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The Fifth Progressive Reader, Volume 5

Pádraig Ó Seaghdha - 1878
...reply ; Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin tolled their last 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 fell, unwept, without...
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The Elocutionist: A Collection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, Peculiarly ...

J. S. Knowles - Elocution - 1874
...but dreadful as the storm ! Low, murmuring sounds along their banners fly, REVENGE, OR DEATH! — the watchword and reply; Then peal'd the notes, omnipotent...alas! in vain, ye gallant few! From rank to rank your vollied thunder flew : Oh i bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia fell, unwept, without a...
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John Heywood's Manchester readers. [With] Key, pt.1,2. Primer, Book 5

John Heywood (ltd.) - 1875
...— the watchword and reply ; Then pealed the notes omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin 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 Time, Sarmatia fell, unwept, without...
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From Thomas Campbell to Marquis of Lorne

English poetry - 1876
...Then peal'd the notes, omnipotent to eharm, And tho loud toesin toll'd their last alarm!— In rain, alas! in vain, ye gallant few! From rank to rank your volley'd thunder flew:— Oh, bloodiest pieture in the book of Time, Sarnmtia fell, unwept, without a erime; Found not a generous friend, a...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 4; Volume 80

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...but dreadful as the storm ; Low murmuring sounds along their banners fly, Kcvenge, or death, — the watch-word and reply ; Then peal'd the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin toll'd their List alarm ! — In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank to rank your volley'd thunder...
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