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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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Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino: Illustrating the Arms, Arts, and ..., Volume 2

James Dennistoun - 1851 - 552 pages
...the country round Was wasted far and wide, And many a childing mother there And new-born baby died. They say it was a shocking sight, After the field was won, For many thousand bodies there Lay rotting in the son." SOUTHEY. ABOUT this time a serious conspiracy against Leo was discovered....
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 438 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 World of Waters; Or, A Peaceful Progress O'er the Unpathed Sea

Fanny Osborne - 1852 - 394 pages
...then, And new-born infant died. But things like these, you know, must be At every famous victory I " ' They say it was a shocking sight After the field was...in the sun. But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory! " ' Great praise the Duke of Marlbro' won, And our good Prince Eugene." "...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: on the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 800 pages
...famous victory. " My father lived at Ttlenheim then, he ground, e fled, "--ad. SOUTIIEY. 409 "They sny it was a shocking sight After the field was won ;...praise the Duke of Marlbro' won, And our good prince, Kugene." "Why, 'twas a very wicked thing!" Said little Wilhelmine. "Nay — nay — my little girl,"...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 772 pages
...other for, I could not well make out. But every body said," quoth he, "That 'twas a famous victory. They say it was a shocking sight After the field was...like that, you know, must be After a famous victory." Southey. VILLANT. I LIKE not fair terms, and a villain's mind. Shakspere. Calm, thinking villains,...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide: Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1853 - 492 pages
...then, And new-born baby died ; But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. 9. " They say it was a shocking sight After the field was...like that, you know, must be After a famous victory. " Why, 't was a very wicked thing ! " Said little Wilhelmine. " Nay, nay, my little girl," quoth he,...
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Ballads, metrical tales and other poems

Robert Southey - 1854 - 184 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...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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Joan of Arc, and minor poems

Robert Southey - 1854 - 522 pages
...then, And new-born infant, died. But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. is. 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 Boy's Second Help to Reading: A Selection of Choice Passages from ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - 1854 - 332 pages
...then, And new-born infant died. But things like that, you kfiow, must be, At every ftimous victory. They say it was a shocking sight After the field was...Marlbro' won, And our good Prince Eugene. — Why 'twas a verv wicked thing ! Said little Wilhelmine. Nay— nay — my little girl, quoth he, It was a famous...
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Joan of Arc, and minor poems

Robert Southey - 1854 - 530 pages
...then, And new-born infant, died. But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. IX. They say it was a shocking sight, After the field...like that, you know, must be After a famous victory. X. Great praise the Duke of Marlbro' won, And our good Prince Eugene. — Why, 'twas a very wicked...
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