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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 Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. II. Like the leaves of tin- forest when summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen ;...blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strown. in. For the angel of death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he...
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Manfred. Hebrew melodies. Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte. Monody on the death of ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1828
...the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. 2. 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. 3. For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face...
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Sacred Poetry

Religious poetry - 1828 - 180 pages
...the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. 8 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 witherrd and strovvn. 5 For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breath'd on the face...
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Fugitive Pieces and Reminiscences of Lord Byron: Containing an Entire New ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Lady Caroline Lamb, Isaac Nathan - Electronic books - 1829 - 196 pages
...When the blue waves roll nightly on deep Galilee. Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen;...the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd, And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heav'd, and...
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

Thomas Willcocks - 1829 - 296 pages
...on deep Galilee. Like the leaves of the forest, when Summer is green, That host with their bauners at sunset were seen : Like the leaves of the forest...Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breath'd in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill,...
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The Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 10

Methodist Church - 1839
...they were all dead corpses," Isa. xxxvii, 36. " Like the leaves of the forest when summer is green, That host, with their banners, at sun-set were seen...That host on the morrow lay withered and strown." Thus Judah is preserved, and the Assyrian destroyed. Sennacherib only " shook his hand against the...
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The Analytical Reader

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1831 - 226 pages
...'Galilee. Like the leaves of the forest 'when summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset was seen ; Like the leaves of the forest when autumn hath...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 'forever...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...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 :...the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he past ; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for...
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Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Works of the Most Admired ...

Henry Stebbing - Religious poetry, English - 1832 - 402 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,...Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed on the face of the foe as he passed, And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, The giaour, The siege of Corinth [and other poems].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1832
...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 breathed in the face...
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