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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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Memoir of Thaddeus Kosciuszko: Poland's Hero and Patriot, an Officer in the ...

Anthony Walton White Evans - 1883 - 58 pages
...murmuring sounds along their banners fly, ' Revenge or death,' the watchword and reply ; Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin toll'd their last alarm." Before MíKSCÍiis>iMc could complete his prepara•ьи-« ™ L J_ J. tions to ride over this allied...
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Gems for the young from favourite poets, ed. by R. Mulholland

Gems - 1884
...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 tocsin tolled their last alarm ! In vain — alas ! in vain, ye gallant few, From rank to rank your volley'd...
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The Historical Reader: Embracing Selections from Standard Writers of Ancient ...

John Jacob Anderson - History - 1885 - 544 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 tocsiuv toll'd their last alarm ' 4. In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few 1 From rank to rank your...
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The Improved illustrated reader, Book 5

Improved illustrated reader - 1885
...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 ; Oh ! bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia fell, unwept, without...
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The Sentence and Word Book: A Guide to Writing, Spelling, and Composition by ...

James Johonnot - English language - 1885 - 184 pages
...LESSON XCV. Mechanics use tools in their various trades. Ewes and lambs are tended with great care. " In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few, From rank to rank your volleyed thunder flew." 805 The vane on the spire turns with the wind. Every vein carries blood toward...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 4

Literature - 1886
...— 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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The Royal Gallery of Poetry and Art: An Illustrated Book of the Favorite ...

Nathan David Thompson - American poetry - 1886 - 19 pages
...— the watchword aud 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 fiew: — O, bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia fell, unwept, without...
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Glimpses of Fifty Years: The Autobiography of an American Woman

Frances Elizabeth Willard - American diaries - 1889 - 698 pages
...that dread name, we wave the sword on high, And swear for her to live ! — with her to die ! ' ****** In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few, From rank to rank your volleyed thunders flew ; Hope, fora season, bade the world farewell, And Freedom shrieked, as Kosciusko...
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The Classic and the Beautiful from the Literature of Three ..., Volume 4

Henry Coppée - Literature - 1894
...— 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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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Quotations, English - 1895 - 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...charm. And the loud tocsin toll'd their last alarm. Camplell,Pl.ofH. 'Tis home-felt pleasure prompts the patriot's sigh, This makes him wish to live, and...
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