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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 Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive ..., Volumes 3-4; Volumes 9-10

1856
...mighty on deep Galilee. Like the leaves of the forest when summer is green, That host with their banner at sunset were seen ; Like the leaves of the forest...Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breaUrd in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleeper waxed deadly and chill, And...
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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - English poetry - 1849 - 395 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:...hath blown, That host on the morrow lay withered and strewn. For the angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed oil the face of the foe...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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...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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The Bible class book

Charles Baker - 1850
...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 ;...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 breathe'd on the face...
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A History of All Nations, from the Earlier Periods to the Present ..., Volume 1

World history - 1851
...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 ;...blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed ; And the eyes of the sleeping waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and forever...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...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 :...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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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 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 ;...the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as lie passed ; And the eyes of the sleeper waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved,...
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Heaven: Or, An Earnest and Scriptural Inquiry Into the Abode of the Sainted Dead

Henry HARBAUGH - Heaven - 1851 - 290 pages
...they were all dead corpses." "Like the leaves of the forest, when summer is green, That host v/ith their banners at sunset were seen : Like the leaves...blast And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed ; And the eyes of the sleeper waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Greece: For the Use ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Greece - 1851 - 380 pages
...SECTION IV. DESTRUCTION OF THE ATHENIAN EXPEDITION. 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. — Byron. 1. WHILE Ni"cias was reflecting with grief upon c BC his present unhappy situation, and...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...the forest when summer is green. That host with their banners at sunset were seen ; Like the leavesof the forest when Autumn hath blown, That host on the...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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