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" Far, far aloof the affrighted ravens sail ; The famish'd eagle screams, and passes by. Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidst your dying country's... "
The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ... - Page 40
by William Collins - 1854 - 166 pages
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Early Lessons, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1847
...went on with the poem, he came •oa passage, where his historical notes gave lim no assistance. — 1 see them sit; they linger yet, Avengers of their native...weave, with bloody hands, the tissue of thy line. Godfrey could not make any sense of this passage; he did not know who wept— who slept — who the...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 21

Percy Society - Ballads, English - 1847 - 189 pages
...emulate the mighty dead : Then shall arise the patriot band, Avengers of their native land. " ( )n yonder cliffs, a grisly band, I see them sit— they linger yet, Avengers of their native land." — Cray's Bunl. " By Wexford's bridge, begrim'd with blood, The scene of many a murderous day, While...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages ...

Percy Society - English literature - 1847
...mighty dead : Then shall arise the patriot band, Avengers of their native land. " (In youder clift's, a grisly band, I see them sit — they linger yet, Avengers of their native land." — Gray's Bun/. " By Wexford's bridge, begriin'd with blood, The scene of many a murderous day, "While...
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Gray's Poetical Works: English and Latin : Illustrated

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1847 - 142 pages
...Dear, as the light that visits these sad eyes, Deal', as i he ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye dicd amidst, your dying country's cries— No more I weep. They do not sleep. On yonder cliti's, a grisly band, I see them sit; they linger yet, Avengers of their native land : With me in...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...passes by. Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidst...And weave with bloody hands the tissue of thy line. ' Weave the warp, and weave the woof, The winding-sheet of Edward's race ; Give ample room and verge...
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Narrative of a Campaign Against the Kabaïles of Algeria

Dawson Borrer - Algeria - 1848 - 432 pages
...Beni-Yala crouched amongst the rocks of an overlooking height, about a mile to the north of the camp. " They do not sleep, — On yonder cliffs, a grisly band, I see them sit ; " some grouped together in deep consultation ; some clutching their long guns, burning to throw a...
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The history of England [by J.A. Hessey].

James Augustus Hessey - 1849
...by. Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Dear, as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear, as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidst...more I weep. They do not sleep. On yonder cliffs, a griesly band, I see them sit, they linger yet, Avengers of their native land : With me in dreadful...
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Poetry for schools

Frederick Charles Cook - 1849
...passes by. Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart*, Ye died amidst...country's cries — No more I weep. They do not sleep; I see them sit; they linger yet, On yonder cliffs, a grisly band, Avengers of their native land; With...
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The Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850
...passes by, Dear lost companions of my tuneful art, Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidst...And weave with bloody hands the tissue of thy line. " Weave the warp, and weave the woof, The winding-sheet of Edward's race ; Give ample room, and yerge...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Including a Variety ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1850
...as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear, as the ruddy drops that warm my heart, Ye died amidsf your dying country's cries No more I weep. They do...weave with bloody hands the tissue of thy line. II. 1. " ' Weave the warp, and weave the woof, The winding-sheet of Edward's race. Give ample room, and...
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