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Seite 151 - my bleeding country save ! ' Is there no hand on high to shield the brave ? ' Yet, though destruction sweep those lovely plains, ' Rise, fellow-men, our country yet remains ! ' By that dread name, we wave the sword on high, ' And swear for her to live — with her to die...
Seite 356 - Weep for him, ye women — your Beautiful lies cold ! 'We thought you would not die - we were sure you would not go, And leave us in our utmost need to Cromwell's cruel blow Sheep without a shepherd, when the snow shuts out the sky Oh ! why did you leave us, Owen? Why did you die?
Seite 290 - The grim Geneva ministers With anxious scowl drew near, As you have seen the ravens flock Around the dying deer.
Seite 290 - Hark ! hark ! it is the clash of arms, the bells begin to toll — He is coming ! he is coming ! God's mercy on his soul ! One last long peal of thunder — the clouds are cleared away, And the glorious sun once more looks down amidst the dazzling day. He is coming ! he is coming...
Seite 71 - No more — but hasten to thy tasks at home, There guide the spindle, and direct the loom: Me glory summons to the martial scene, The field of combat is the sphere for men. Where heroes war, the foremost place I claim, The first in danger as the first in fame.
Seite 120 - The wise and active conquer difficulties, By daring to attempt them. Sloth and folly Shiver and shrink at sight of toil and hazard, And make th
Seite 179 - Was laid on valor's crimson bed, Nor ever prouder gore Sprang forth, than theirs who won the day Upon thy strand, Thermopylae ! Shout for the mighty men Who on the Persian tents, Like lions from their midnight den Bounding on the slumbering deer...
Seite 152 - Catholics, chiefly Puritans, and that hereof we are informed, as well by divers and true remonstrances of divers provinces, counties, and noblemen, as also by the unanimous consent and agreement of almost the whole kingdom in this war and union, — we, therefore, declare that war, openly Catholic, to be lawful and just; in which war, if some of the Catholics be found to proceed out of some particular and unjust title— covetousness, cruelty, revenge, or hatred, or any such unlawful private intentions...
Seite 293 - And no man dared to look aloft, For fear was on every soul. There was another heavy sound, A hush, and then a...
Seite 153 - Whereas the adversaries do spread divers rumours, do write divers letters, and under the king's name do print proclamations, which are not the king's, by which means divers plots and dangers may ensue unto our nation; we therefore, to stop the way of untruth and forgeries of...

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