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" They say it was a shocking sight After the field was won; For many thousand bodies here Lay rotting in the sun; But things like that, you know, must be After a famous victory. 'Great praise the Duke of Marlbro' won, And our good Prince Eugene.' 'Why,... "
Metrical Tales and Other Poems - Page 47
by Robert Southey - 1805 - 201 pages
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

Thomas Willcocks - 1829 - 334 pages
...mother ihen, And new-horn infant died. But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. They say it was a shocking sight, After the field was won, For many thousand hodies here Lay rotting in the sun; But things like that, you know, must be After a famous victory....
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 7

1829 - 572 pages
...myself whispering a portion of old Caspar's story of the Battle of Blenheim to his grand children. Great praise the Duke of Marlb'ro won, And our good Prince Eugene—- Why 'twas a wry wicked thing, Said pretty Wilhelmine. Nay, nay, my little girl, quoth he, It waii a famous victory....
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Notes of Traveller: During a Tour Through England, France, and Switzerland ...

Jacob Green - 1831 - 298 pages
...myself whispering a portion of old Caspar's story of the Battle of Blenheim to his grand children. Great praise the Duke of Marlb'ro won, And our good Prince Eugene — Why 'twas a very wicked thing, S&id pretty Wilheltnine. Nay, nay, my little girl, quoth he, It was a famous victory. 174 And...
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The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1832 - 952 pages
...But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. *' They say it was a shocking s'ght After the field was won, For many thousand bodies here Lay rotting in the MI n ; But things like that, you l;mnv, mu-t be After a famous victory. " Great praise the Duke of...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - 1833 - 232 pages
...then, And new-born baby died! — But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. " They say, it was a shocking sight After the field...our good Prince Eugene." " Why, 'twas a very wicked thing!" Said little Wilhelmine. " Nay, nay, my little girl," quoth he, ' ' It was a famous victory...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 404 pages
...country round And new horn baby died ; But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. " They say it was a shocking sight After the field was...After a famous victory. " Great praise the Duke of Marlboro' won, And our good Prince Eugene." " Why 'twas a very wicked thing !" Said little Wilhelmine....
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The Harp of the Wilderness; Or, Flowers of Modern Fugitive Poetry ...

Harp - 1836 - 380 pages
...mother then, And new-born infant died. But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. They say it was a shocking sight, After the field...things like that, you know, must be After a famous rictory. Great praise the Duke of Marlbro' won, And our good Prince Eugene. Why 'twas a very wicked...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838 - 342 pages
...then, And new-born baby, died ; But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. " They say it was a shocking sight After the field was...good Prince Eugene — " " Why, 'twas a very wicked thing !" Said little Wilhelmine. " Nay — nay — my little girl," quoth he, " It was a famous victory....
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

1838 - 332 pages
...mother then, And new-born infant died. But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. They say it was a shocking sight, After the field...Duke of Marlbro' won, And our good Prince Eugene. Why 'I was a very wicked thing ! Said little Wilhelmme. Nay — nay — my little girl, quoth he, It was...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838 - 412 pages
...then, " And new-born baby died ; " But things like that, you know, must be " At every famous victory. " They say it was a shocking sight " After the field...Great praise the Duke of Marlbro' won, " And our good prinee Eugene." " Why, 'twas a very wicked thing!" Said little Wilhelmine. " Nay — nay — my little...
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