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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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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 pages
...When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted window's flame ! To force me home my mother sought, She could...bear to see my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought,2 And made me a poor orphan boy." Orphan. Lady. Pitv, 1. 3. Mercy's. Mercy's sake. Flv, v. 2,...
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Fourth Reader: For Common Schools and Academies

Henry Mandeville - 1851 - 288 pages
...park, villagers, farthing, parson, blessings, (here " the God bless you's" of the poor.) SECT. VIII. AN ORPHAN BOY. THE people's 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 Student's Speaker: A New Collection of Original and Selected Pieces in ...

Jacob S. Denman - 1853 - 158 pages
...foolish boy, how pleased was I, When news of Taylor's victories 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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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 800 pages
...child ! how pleased was I When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And sec the lighted windows flame ! To force me home my mother sought, She could not bear to see iny joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan boy. The people's shouts...
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Woman's Record: Or, Sketches of All Distinguished Women, from "the Beginning ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1853 - 946 pages
...home, my mothfr sought, She could uol bear to sec my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas nought, And made me a poor orphan boy. The people's 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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Russell's American Elocutionist ...: Comprising "Lessons in Enunciation ...

William Russell - 1854 - 398 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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A poetical grammar of the English language

Robert Clarke (schoolmaster.) - 1855 - 190 pages
...child — how pleas'd 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...The people's shouts were long and loud, My mother shudd'ring clos'd her ears, Rejoice ! rejoice ! still cry'd the crowd, My mother answer'd with her...
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Select poetry for children

Select poetry - 1855 - 80 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...see my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought, The people's shouts were long and loud, My mother shuddering, closed her ears ; " Rejoice ! rejoice...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856 - 466 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...Orphan Boy ! The people's shouts were long and loud ; Mv mother, shuddering, closed her ears ' Rejoice ! rejoice !" still cried the crowd ; My mother answered...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856 - 474 pages
...When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted window's flame ! To force me home my mother sought, She could...life 'twas bought,* And made me a poor orphan boy." Etymology. Syntax. Compare tltesa Ad;ectives -. — Helpless. Rrave. Proud. Loud. Weak. Lady. Mercy's...
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