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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems - Page 18
by Thomas Campbell - 1804 - 160 pages
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843
...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...And the loud tocsin toll'd their last alarm! — In vam, alas! in vain, ye gallant few! From rank to rank your volley'd thunder flew: — Oh bloodiest...
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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - English poetry - 1843 - 448 pages
...and reply; Then pealed the notes omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin 4 tolled their last alarm 1 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 5 fell, unwept, without...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1843 - 300 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 ! 4. In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank to rank your volly'd thunder flew : — Oh...
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The New Purchase: Or, Seven and a Half Years in the Far West, Volume 2

Baynard Rush Hall - Bloomington (Ind.) - 1843
...rendered it unadvisable to submit grave and important matters to their consideration !" CHAPTER LVII1. " In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank to rank your vollied thunder flew !" Campbell. " ' — —— — — never did I hear Such gallant chiding, for,...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 56 pages
...as the storm ; Low murmuring sounds along their banners fly. Revenge, or death, — the watch- word and reply; Then peal'd the notes, omnipotent to charm. And the loud toesin toll'd their lost alarm ! — In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank to rank your...
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Lives of Benefactors

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 320 pages
...— the watch-word 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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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - American literature - 1844 - 432 pages
...reply ; Then pealed the notes, omnipotent to charm, And the loud tocsin told their last alarm ! 25 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 American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1845 - 448 pages
...but dreadful as the storm ; Low murmuring sounds along their banners fly, Revenge, or death, — the watch-word 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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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...but dreadful as the storm ; Low murmuring sounds along their banners fly, Revenge, or death, — the watch-word and reply ; Then peal'd the notes, omnipotent...their last alarm ! — In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallunt few ! From rank to rank your volley'd thunder flew : — Oh, bloodiest picture in the book...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors, to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1845 - 300 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 ! — I In vain, alas ! in vain, ye gallant few ! From rank to rank your volley'd thunder flew : —...
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