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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 Elocutionist: A Collection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, Peculiarly ...

J. S. Knowles - 1874 - 458 pages
...news of Nelson's victory came. Along the crowded streets to fly, To see the lighted windows flame 1 To force me home my mother sought — She could not bear to see my joy I For with my father's life 'twas bought — And made me a poor orphan boy I The people's shouts were...
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The Daily Remembrancer on Peace and War

John Hemmenway - 1875 - 226 pages
...When nevjs 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...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 Daily Remembrancer on Peace and War

John Hemmenway - 1875 - 224 pages
...orphan boy. The people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother, shuddering, closed her ears. " Kejoice ! rejoice !" still cried the crowd ; My mother answered...tears. " Why are you crying thus," said I, " While others laugh and shout for joy ?" She kisssed me, and with such a sigh, S&e called me her poor orphan...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 870 pages
...foolish child ! how pleased was I When news of Nelson's victory came. Along the crowded streets to fly, h initials of my name, Cut forty years before ! The...trembling on my tongue, Caught the old dangling almanacs closed her ears ; 'Rejoice ! rejoice !' still cried the crowd ; My mother answered with her tears....
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 860 pages
...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...tears. ' Why are you crying thus,' said I, ' While others laugh and shout with joy ?* She kissed me — and, with such a sigh ! She called me her poor...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1876 - 599 pages
...an orphan boy ! Poor, foolish child ! how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, 248 249 To force me home my mother sought, — She could not bear to hear my joy ; For with my father's life 't was bought, — And made me a poor orphan boy ! The people's...
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Macleod's First text-book of elocution

Alfred Macleod - 1877 - 238 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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Single Famous Poems

Rossiter Johnson - 1877 - 308 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 mother sought, — She could not bear to hear my joy ; For with my father's life 't was bought, — And made me a poor orphan boy. The people's...
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Women Worth Emulating

Clara Lucas Balfour - 1877 - 180 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 mother sought, She could not hear to see my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan boy. The people's...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - 1877 - 618 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 mother sought, — She could not hear to hear my joy ; For with my father's life 't was taught, — And made me a poor orphan boy !...
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