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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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Poetical gleanings, with notes and biogr. sketches

W. and R. Chambers (ltd.) - 1878 - 174 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 Battersea series of standard reading books for boys, Book 2

Evan Daniel - 1878 - 156 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 ; " Eejoice ! rejoice ! " still cried the crowd, — My mother answered with her tears....
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1879 - 556 pages
...Orphan Boy. The people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother, shuddering, closed her ears, " Eejoice! rejoice!" still cried the crowd ; My mother answered with her tears. " Why are you crying thus," eaid I, " While otherB laugb, and shout with joy P She kissed me, and, with such a sigh, She called...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 5

Robert Chambers - 1879 - 428 pages
...Nile's prond flght he died, For with my father's life 'twas bought, And I am now an orphaa ooy Arid made me a poor orphan boy. The people's shouts were long and lond, My mother, shnddering, closed her ears; ' Rejoice ! rejoice !' still cried the crowd ; My mother...
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The Excelsior poetry book for the young, selected and ed. by Vita

Excelsior poetry book - 1880 - 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...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,...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - 1880 - 826 pages
...the Nile's proud fight he died. For with my father's life 'twas Knight, Ana I am now an orphan boy And made me a poor orphan boy. • The people's shouts were long and loud, My mortier. shuddering, closed her ears; ' Rejoice ! rejoice !' still cried the crowd ; My mother answered...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1138 pages
...I, When news of Nelson's victory cume, Along the crowded streets to fly, To see the lighted window» e's cavern close, The cheeks with fast and sorrow thin, The rigid fr hear my joy ; For with my father's life 'twiis bought, — And made nie a poor orphan boy ! The people's...
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English Poetesses: A Series of Critical Biographies

Eric Sutherland Robertson - 1883 - 416 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 Children's own paper, ed. by uncle Gilbert, Volumes 3-4

Gilbert (uncle, pseud) - 1883 - 546 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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The elocutionist, a collection of pieces in prose and verse [by various ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1883 - 454 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...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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