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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 choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 464 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...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 reciter's companion; comprising the most popular recitations, comic ...

Reciter - 1848 - 262 pages
...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 I" still cried the crowd ; My mother answer'd with her tears....
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The reciter's companion; comprising the most popular recitations, comic ...

Reciter - 1848 - 262 pages
...mo home my mother sought— And made me a poor Orphan Boy! The people's shouts were long and loud, She could not bear to see my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought, My mother, shuddering, closed her ears! " Rejoice! rejoice 1" still cried the crowd; My mother answer'd...
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The Prisoners' Friend: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Criminal ..., Volume 1

1849 - 610 pages
...foolish child ! how pleased was I When news of Nelson's victor; 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 Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1835 - 320 pages
...pleased was I When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, She could not hear 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 1 My mother, shuddering, closed her ears ; " Rejoice ! rejoice...
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The child's own book of poetry

Child - 1850 - 72 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...ears; " Rejoice! rejoice !" still cried the crowd; "While others laugh and shout with joy?" She kiss'd me,—and, with such a sigh! My mother answer'd...
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The juvenile reader, by N. Leitch

N. Leitch - 1851 - 234 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...people's shouts were long and loud; My mother shuddering, closed her ears; "Rejoice! rejoice!" still cried the crowd; Jty mother answered with her tears. " Oh...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851 - 764 pages
...news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted windows flame I er locks closed her can; ' 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 - 1851 - 392 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 ! Slow rate of utterance : 1. Here rests his head, upon the lap of earth, A youth to fortune and to...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 768 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...bear to see my joy; For with my father's life 'twas taught, And made me a poor orphan boy. The people's shouts were long and loud, My mother, shuddering,...
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