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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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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1838 - 316 pages
...foolish child ! how pleased was I When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, 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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The Rhetorical Reader Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1839 - 316 pages
...foolish child! how pleased was I When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, 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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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1841 - 840 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...crowd ; My mother answered with her tears. " Why are yon crying thus," said I, " While others laugh and shout for joy ?" She kiss'd me — and with such...
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The Quaver; or, Songster's pocket companion

Quaver - 1844 - 552 pages
...child — how pleas'd was I, When news of Nelson's victory came : Along the crowded street 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 for joy ? She...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 738 pages
...foolish child ! how pleased was I When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, F G .hG .@ &. closed her ears ; ' Rejoice ! rejoice!' still cried the crowd ; My mother answered with her tears....
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The Peace Reading-Book; Being a Series of Selections ... Condemnatory of the ...

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1844 - 200 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 Peace Reading-Book; Being a Series of Selections ... Condemnatory of the ...

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1844 - 206 pages
...victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted windows flame. To force me homo my mother sought, She could not bear to see my joy...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 American Elocutionist: Comprising "Lessons in Enunciation', "Exercises ...

William Russell - 1844 - 428 pages
...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...life 'twas bought — And made me a poor orphan boy ! Klmo rate of utterance : 1. Here rests his head, upon the lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pages
...foolish child ! how pleased was I When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern on...has reached ground, encumbers him with help? The n mo a poor orphan boy. The people's shouts wero long and loud, My mother, shuddering, closed her ears...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845 - 540 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...The people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother, shudd'ring, clos'd her ears : " Rejoice ! rejoice ! " still cried the crowd ; My mother answer'd with...
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