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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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Our Country in Poem and Prose: Arranged for Collateral and Supplementary Reading

Eleanor Alice Persons - Readers - 1899 - 204 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; That memory may her dead redeem,...
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Robert Frost & the New England Renaissance

George Monteiro - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 176 pages
...embattled fanners 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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Peace and War: A Collection of Poems

Michael Harrison, Christopher Stuart-Clark - English poetry - 1989 - 208 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 today 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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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 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. Bid Time and Nature gently...
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From Sea to Shining Sea: A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs

Amy Cohn - Children's literature, American. - 1993 - 399 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 today 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 Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

Jay Parini, Axinn Professor of English Jay Parini - Poetry - 1995 - 757 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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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 29 1875

New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - 1995 - 513 pages
...the world ;' and thus enable future visitors to realize, as far as may be, both actors and scene ; ' That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons arc gone.' " To properly carry out this plan, the town or its citizens may be called upon to provide...
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Our Sacred Honor: Words of Advice from the Founders in Stories, Letters ...

William John Bennett - History - 1997 - 430 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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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Henry David Thoreau - Fiction - 1998 - 335 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...bridge has swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps."3 Our reflections had already acquired a historical remoteness from the scenes we had left,...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Literature

Laurie E. Rozakis - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 468 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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