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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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Stories for standard i (-vi).

mrs. William Thomas Greenup - 1880
...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 a crime...
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Seven British Classics ...: Supplementary to Fifth Reader

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - Children's Literature, English - 1880 - 217 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-f ell — unwept —without...
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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...watch-word and Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, [alarm! — And the loud tocsin tolled their last 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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Exercises, Rules, and Hints on Elocution

George Walter Baynham - Elocution - 1881 - 130 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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Poetical reader suitable for the fourth standard of elementary schools ...

James Booth (head master of the Caledonian schools, Liverpool) - 1881
...the watchword and reply ; Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin 2 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 ! Sarmn tia, 3 fell, unwept, without...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1881 - 715 pages
...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 to charm, And the loud toesin toll'd their last alarm. Campbell, ri.ufH. 'Tis home-felt pleasure prompts the patriot's sigh,...
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The poetical works of Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell - English literature - 1882 - 420 pages
...murmuring sounds along their banners fly, Revenge, or death, — the watch-word and reply; Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin...your volley'd thunder flew: — Oh, bloodiest picture iu the book of Time, Sarmatia fell, unwept, without a crime; Found not a generous friend, a pitying...
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A course of elementary reading in science and literature, compiled by J.M. M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1882
...— 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 Globe readers (ed. by A.F. Murison). Primer 1,2; Book 1-6, Book 6

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1882
...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 a...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1883 - 761 pages
...breeze, 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...charm, And the loud tocsin toll'd their last alarm. 3757 Campbell : PI. of Hope. Pt. i. Line 367, My country, 'tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, —...
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