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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 book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857 - 338 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 Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 1808

Robert Aris Willmott - 1857 - 436 pages
...foolish child ! how pleased was I, When nows 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, shudd'ring, closed her ears ; " Rejoice ! rejoice !" still cried the crowd, — My mother answer'd...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1859 - 854 pages
...child ! how pleased was If When news of Nelson's victory came. Along the crowded streets to 8y, And ice the lighted windows flame ! To force me home my mother...shouts were long and loud, My mother, shuddering, cloa'd her ears ; " Rejoice ! rejoice !" still cried the crowd ; My mother answered with her tears....
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Poetry for School and Home, from the best authors. Edited by T. Shorter

Thomas SHORTER - 1861 - 226 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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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862 - 622 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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A poetical reading book [ed.] by W. M'Gavin

William M'Gavin (editor of The union school song garland) - 1862 - 82 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. " Oh !...
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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 1

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862 - 232 pages
...my brave father's hope and joy ; But in the Nile's proud fight he died, And now I am an orphan boy. To force me home my mother sought — She could not...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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Third Book of Lessons for the Use of Schools

1863 - 310 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, My mother answer'd with her teare....
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The Fourth Reader: For the Use of Schools : with an Introductory Treatise on ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 252 pages
...of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted windows flame ! 4. To force me home my mother sought ; She could not...life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan boy. mer'cy bVphail (orTin) vic'to-ry crowd'ed shud'der-ing re-joice' a'n-swered I*' shrieked earn (««>...
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The Fourth Reader: For the Use of Schools : with an Introductory Treatise on ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 246 pages
...of Jfelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted windows flame ! 4. To force me home my mother sought ; She could not...life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan boy. 5. The people's sliouts were long and loud ; My mother, shuddering, closed her ears ; " Rejoice,8 rejoice,"...
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