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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 battles of the Bible. By a clergyman's daughter, authoress of 'Chapters ...

Eliza Smith (clergyman's daughter.) - 1852
...the bine 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. ' For the angel of death spread his wings on the blast, And breath'd on the face...
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Heaven: Or An Earnest and Scriptural Inquiry Into the Abode of the Sainted Dead

Henry Harbaugh - 1853
...morning, behold, they were all dead corpses." " 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 sleeper waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever...
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The Evangelical Pulpit: Twenty-eight Sermons by the Most Eminent Ministers ...

Evangelicalism - 1853 - 238 pages
...the blue wave rolls mightily in 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 strewn. " For the angel of death spread his wings on the blast, And brcath'd in the face of the foe...
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742 Heart Warming Poems

1982 - 333 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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The Argonaut, Volume 5

Arts - 1875
...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. " The effect is quite prismatic. These fierce warriors, instead of sweeping through...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 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 breathed in the face...
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Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible: Volume 1 ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - Poetry - 1993 - 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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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. П. Like the leaves of the forest when Summer s green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen:...when Autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strown. Ш. For the Angel of Death spread la wings on the blast, And breathed in the...
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Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 400 pages
...the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. Like the leaves of the forest when Summer is green, r' That host with their banners at sunset were seen:...And their hearts but once heaved - and for ever grew chill! And there lay the steed with his nostril all wide, But through it there rolled not the breath...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 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 breathed in the face...
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