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" The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. "
A Household Book of English Poetry - Page 248
1870 - 438 pages
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The Conquest of Assyria: Excavations in an Antique Land, 1840-1860

Mogens Trolle Larsen - Social Science - 1996 - 390 pages
...When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. Like the leaves of the forest when summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen....when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strewn. Esarhaddon, the next king of Assyria, does not figure prominently in the Bible....
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. II 5 Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen:...when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strown. tn For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, 10 And breathed in the...
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Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse

Mary Oliver - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 194 pages
...the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. n Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen:...when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strown. in For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face...
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Chapters into Verse: A Selection of Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - Poetry - 2000 - 512 pages
...When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. Like the leaves of the forest when summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen:...And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved— and for ever...
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Israel in the Plan of God

David Baron - Religion - 2000 - 320 pages
...a hundred and four score and five thousand." " Like the leaves of the forest when summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen ;...blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed ; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved and for ever...
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Exploring Psalms: An Expository Commentary, Volume 2

John Phillips - Religion - 2001 - 704 pages
...When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen:...withered and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wines on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as ne pass'd; And the eyes of the sleepers...
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Words Alone: The Poet T. S. Eliot

Denis Donoghue - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 326 pages
...When the blue wave rolls nighdy on deep Galilee. Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen:...blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. "Strown" was hard to deal with. Our English teacher, Brother Cotter, allowed us to turn it toward "strewn."...
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Byron and Shakespeare

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 381 pages
...When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen:...when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breath'd in the face...
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Exploring Psalms: An Expository Commentary, Volume 1

John Phillips - Religion - 2001 - 736 pages
...dead corpses of the Assyrians. Again, as Byron put it: Like leaves of the forest when Summer is green That host with their banners at sunset were seen:...when Autumn hath blown That host on the morrow lay wither 'd and strown. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face...
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Joseph Goldyne: The Pull of the Eye, the Play of the Hand

Joseph R. Goldyne, Eric Denker, etc., Thomas H. Garver, Robert Flynn Johnson, Andrew Stevens - Art - 2004 - 304 pages
...the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. II. Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen:...hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and slrown. J ABOVE, 12.9. The Land and the Life, 1991, on George Gordon, Lord Byron, Hebrew Melodies (first...
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