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" Tis want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope and joy ; But in the Nile's proud fight he died, And I am now an orphan boy. " Poor foolish child, how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came,... "
The chaplet, poems, partly original and partly selected - Page 19
by Chaplet - 1805
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Specimens of British Poetesses: Selected and Chronologically Arranged

Alexander Dyce - 1825 - 472 pages
...foolish child ! how pleas'd was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted windows flame ! To force me home...Rejoice ! rejoice !' still cried the crowd ; My mother answer'd with her tears. ' Why are you crying thus,' said I, ' While others laugh and shout with joy...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826 - 340 pages
...I When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, To see the lighted window's flame! To force me home my mother sought— She could...Rejoice ! rejoice!" still cried the crowd—- My mother answer'd with her tears! .tiJ " Oh ! why do tears steal down your cheeks," Cried I, " while others...
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A series of lessons, in prose and verse, progessively arranged [ed.] by J.M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1831 - 250 pages
...foolish child ! how pleased was I When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted windows flame ! To force me home...shouts were long and loud, — My mother, shuddering, closed her ears ; " Rejoice ! rejoice !" still cried the crowd — My mother answered with her tears....
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information

William Hone - 1832 - 852 pages
...foolish child ! how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came. Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted windows flame ! To force me home...could not bear to see my joy ; For with my father's Ufe 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan hoy. The people's shouts were long and loud. My mother,...
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 874 pages
...foolish child 1 how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came. Along the crowded streets to fly, hear to see my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought. And made me a poor orphan boy. The people's...
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The Easy Reader, Or, Introduction to the National Preceptor: Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1833 - 150 pages
...foolish child! how pleased was I When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, To see the lighted windows flame! To force me home my...bear to see my joy! For with my father's life 'twas brought — And made me a poor orphan boy! 3. The people's shouts were long and loud! My mother, shuddering,...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1833 - 312 pages
...Nile's proud fight he died— And I am now an orphan boy! 2 Poor, foolish child! how pleased was I She could not bear to see my joy! For with my father's...life 'twas bought— And made me a poor orphan boy! 3 The people's shouts were long and loud! My mother, shuddering, closed her ears; " Rejoice! rejoice!"...
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Flowers of poetry, for young persons: a companion to miss Taylor's ..., Volume 2

Flowers - 1835 - 174 pages
...foolish child! how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted windows flame! To force me home...shouts were long and loud; My mother, shuddering, closed her ears : " Rejoice ! rejoice!" still cried the crowd; My mother answer'd with her tears. "...
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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - 1836 - 336 pages
...foolish child! how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted windows flame ! To force me home...not bear to see my joy, For with my father's life 't was bought, And made me a poor Orphan Boy. The people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother shuddering...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838 - 342 pages
...foolish child ! how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted windows flame ! To force me home...shouts were long and loud ; My mother, shuddering, closed her ears ; " Rejoice ! rejoice !" still cried the crowd ; My mother answered with her tears....
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