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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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Selections in poetry, Volume 51

Selections - 1863 - 192 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...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 Primitive Methodist Juvenile Magazine, Volumes 15-16

800 pages
...mother sought, She could not bear to sec my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought, And mado me a poor orphan boy. The people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother shuddering, closed her cars ; " Eejoice ! rejoice !" still cried the crowd, My mother answered with her tears....
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Life-lights of song, ed. by D. Page, Volume 2; Volume 56

Life-lights - 1864 - 344 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 l" still cried the crowd ; My mother answer'd with her tears....
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The first (-fifth and sixth) 'standard' reading and home lesson book, by two ...

Thomas Simpson Birkby - 1864 - 142 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...my father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan-boy. The people's shouts were long and loud, — My mother, shuddering, closed her ears ; "...
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Easy poetry for children, a selection

Easy poetry - 1865 - 206 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 !" still cried the crowd, — My mother answered with her tears....
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Easy Poetry: a First Book of Selected Poems for Schools and Families

James Cornwell - 1870 - 152 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...father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan boy ! Ths people's shouts were long and loud, My mother, shuddering, closed her ears ; " Rejoice ! rejoice...
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Poetry for beginners: a selection of short and easy poems

James Cornwell - 1870 - 156 pages
...victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the lighted windows flame ! To force me home m}- 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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 968 pages
...child ! how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, To hear my joy ; For with my father's life was Iwught, — And made me a poor orphan boy I The people's...
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The Royal readers. (Roy. sch. ser.). Ser.3. No.1,2 [2 eds.], 4

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1872 - 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 ; " Bejoice ! rejoice !" still cried the crowd — My mother answered with her tears....
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First (-Fourth) reading book, Book 3

Philip George and son, ltd - 1872 - 262 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 answered with her tears....
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