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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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Historical Papers and Addresses of the Lancaster County ..., Volume 16

Lancaster County Historical Society (Pa.) - Lancaster County (Pa.) - 1912
...story it tells, to all time: On this green bank, by this soft stream, \Ve set to-day a votive stone: That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. ACCEPTANCE OF TABLET. Mayor FB McClaln was present to accept the tablet on behalf of tie city, and...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 13

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1897
...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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School Reading by Grades: First [-eighth] Year, Book 4

James Baldwin - Children's poetry - 1897
...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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School Reading by Grades, Volume 2

Baldwin - 1897
...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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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Citizenship - 1897 - 236 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 ; w That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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A Treasury of American Verse

Walter Learned - American poetry - 1897 - 307 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 dead redeem. When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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Famous Authors and the Best Literature of England and America ...: Together ...

William Wilfred Birdsall, Rufus Matthew Jones - American literature - 1897 - 544 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...has swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. Spirit that made those heroes dare To die or leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature gently...
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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Citizenship - 1897 - 236 pages
...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...has swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. )n this green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone ; w That memory may their deed...
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Monthly Bulletin

1897
...heard round the world. When, like our sires, our sons are gone. The foe long since in silence slept ; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined...has swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, or leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature gently...
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Studies in American Literature: A Text-book for Academies and High Schools

Charles Noble - American literature - 1898 - 386 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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