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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 universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 20

Richard Garnett - 1899
...live ! — with her to die ! 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 Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 20

Richard Garnett, Léon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899
...— 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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Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History

James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford - Historical poetry - 1902 - 443 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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Fifth Reading Book

William T. Vlymen - Readers - 1904 - 512 pages
...death— the watchword and reply; Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsins 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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The World's Best Poetry: National spirit; [introductory essay] The study of ...

English poetry - 1904
...Pik. I- • . ' 1 •-•:; r yi-,i , • - • -/ ' JV.'.U 'tv •'"•HI ' :-•-'. l,," ' .*, .1 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 Motives and Aims of the Soldiers of the South in the Civil ..., Volume 21

Randolph Harrison McKim - States' rights (American politics) - 1904 - 34 pages
...but fruitless prowess they displayed on so many fields, the words of the poet recur to our minds : " In vain, alas ! in vain ye gallant few, From rank to rank your volleyed thunders flew." But was it in vain ? I do not believe it. It is true that their flashing bayonets...
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Golden Poems by British and American Authors

Francis Fisher Browne - American poetry - 1906 - 526 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...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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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...death, — the watchword and reply; Then peal'd the notes, omnipotent to charm, 371 And the loud toesin toll'd their last alarm ! — In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank to rank your volley' d thunder flew: — Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia fell, unwept, without...
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The Laurel Speaker: Heroic Classic Verse for Boys

Patriotic poetry - 1908 - 192 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 Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1910 - 365 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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