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" By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April's breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined... "
Select Essays and Poems - Page 73
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
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Classic Selections from the Best Authors

Samuel Silas Curry - Readers - 1888 - 182 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps ; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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Life of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Richard Garnett - Authors, American - 1888 - 207 pages
...silence slept ; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps ; And Time the ruined bridge has swept Down the daik stream which seaward creeps. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone ; That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - American literature - 1889 - 608 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept ; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps ; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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Their Canoe Trip

Mary Prudence Wells Smith - Adventure stories - 1889 - 260 pages
...second verse too, do you ? '• said Herbert, spouting on: — " ' The foe long since in silence slept ; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps ; And Time the ruined bridge has swept — ' " " This is intolerable ! " cried Gifford, rolling over impatiently. " Intolerable ! Why, it...
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Good-night Poetry(Bedside Poetry)

Wendell P. Garrison (comp) - 1890
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - American poetry - 1890 - 862 pages
...stream which seaward creeps. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our...gone. Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, or leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature gently spare The shaft we raise to them and thee....
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Heroic Ballads: With Poems of War and Patriotism

David Henry Montgomery - American poetry - 1890 - 319 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept ; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps ; And Time the ruined...swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. On the green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone ; 2 That memory may her dead redeem,...
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Heroic Ballads: With Poems of War and Patriotism

David Henry Montgomery - American poetry - 1890 - 319 pages
...silent sleeps ; And Time the ruined bridge has swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. On the green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone ; 2 That memory may her dead redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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American Literature: A Text-book for the Use of Schools and Colleges

Julian Hawthorne, William Leonard Lemmon - American literature - 1891 - 323 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept ; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps ; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone ; That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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American Literature

Albert H. Smyth - American literature - 1889 - 304 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept ; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps ; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit that made those heroes...
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