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" twas a famous victory! "My father lived at Blenheim then, Yon little stream hard by; They burnt his dwelling to the ground, And he was forced to fly ; So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head. "
The Annual Anthology - Page 28
edited by - 1800 - 300 pages
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 30

Tobias Smollett - 1800 - 614 pages
...faid, quoth he, That 'twas a famous victory. « My father lived at Blenheim then, Yon little ftream hard by, They burnt his dwelling to the ground And...with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to reft his head. ' With fire and fword the country round Was wafted far and wide, And many a childing...
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Metrical Tales and Other Poems

Robert Southey - 1805 - 224 pages
...ground And he was forc'd to fly ; So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head. With fire and sword the country round Was wasted far and wide, And many a childing mother then, 46 They say it was a shocking sight After the field was won, For many thousand bodies here Lay rotting...
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Metrical Tales and Other Poems

Robert Southey - 1805 - 224 pages
...well make out. But every body said, quoth he, That 'twas a famous victory. My father lived at Blenheim then, Yon little stream hard by ; They burnt his dwelling to the ground And he was forc'd to fly ; So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head. \Vith fire and...
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The chaplet, poems, partly original and partly selected

Chaplet - 1805 - 238 pages
...And he was forc'd to fly ; So with his wife and child he fled, K or had he where to rest hit head. With fire and sword the country round. Was wasted far and wide, And many a chiWing mother then, And new-born infant died. But things like that you know must be At every famous...
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Poetry for children, selected by W. Burdon, Issue 681

William Burdon - 1805 - 108 pages
...body faid, quoth he, That 'twas a famous vidtory. My father lived at Blenheim then, Yon little ftream hard by, They burnt his dwelling to the ground And he was forc'd to fly ; Th* induftrious fwain, to labour bred, Hears his exciting found, And foon he leaves...
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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature: A Collection of Essays ...

Solomon Hodgson - 1806 - 362 pages
...Blenheim then, Yon little ftream hard by, i. They burnt his dwelling to the ground^ And he was forc'd to fly : So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to reft his head. With fire and fword the country round Was wafted far and wide. And many a childing mother...
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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature:: A Collection of Essays ...

1806 - 360 pages
...hard by, They burnt his dwelling to the ground, My father lir'd at Blenheim then, And he was forc'd to fly: So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to reft his head. With fire and fword the country round Was wafted far and wideAnd many a childing mother...
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The Port Folio

1808 - 436 pages
...well make out. But every body said, quoth he, That 'twas a famous victory. My father lived at Blenheim then, Yon little stream hard by, They burnt his dwelling to the ground And he was forced to fly i So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head. With fire and sword this country...
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The Port Folio, Volumes 5-6

1808 - 844 pages
...quoth he, That 'tw'as a famous victory. My father live J at Blenheim then. Von little stream ha;'d by, They burnt his dwelling to the ground And he was forced to fly : So with '.its wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head. With fire and sword this country ronnd...
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The Warrior's Looking Glass: Wherein is Shewn from Many High Authorities ...

George Beaumont - 1808 - 218 pages
...then, ' , " Yon little ftreams hard by ; " They burnt his dwelhng to the ground, " And he was forc'd to fly ; " So with his wife and child he fled, " Nor had he where to reft his head : " With fire and fword the country round• •' Was wafted far and wide ; " And many...
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