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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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A poetry book for children [ed. by J.C.].

Poetry book - 1854 - 152 pages
...head. " With fire and sword the country round Was wasted far and wide, And many a tender mother then, " They say it was a shocking sight After the field was won, For many a thousand bodies there Lay rotting in the sun : But things like that, you know, must be After a famous...
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A poetry book for children [ed. by J.C.].

Poetry book - 1854 - 152 pages
...mother 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 won, For many a thousand bodies there Lay rotting in the sun : But things like that, you know, must be After a famous...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 612 pages
...They say it was a shoeking sight After the field was won ; For many thousand bodies here Lay retting in the sun ; But things like that, you know, must be After a famous vietory." VICISSITUDE. 'T is not vietory to win the field, Unless we make our enemies to yield More...
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Kate Aylesford: A Story of the Refugees

Charles Jacobs Peterson - 1855 - 352 pages
...XXXIII. THE SACK OF CHESTNUT NECK. " Alas ! poor country, Almost afraid to know thyself." — Shakapeare. But things like that, you know, must be After a famous victory."— Southey. THE British, being thus masters of the field, proceeded to their work of destruction. Their...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 610 pages
...make out. But every body said," quoth he, " That was a famous vietory. They say it was a shoeking sight After the field was won ; For many thousand bodies here Lay re tting in the sun ; But things like that, you know, .mist be After a famous vietory." Southet 538...
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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 316 pages
...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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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856 - 474 pages
...mother then And new-horn hahy died. But things like that, you know, must he 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 he After a famous victory....
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A Poetry Book for National Schools. Illustrated with ... Engravings

Poetry Book, Poetry book - 1856 - 136 pages
...mother 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 won, For many a thousand bodies there Lay rotting in the sun: But things like that, you know, must be After a famous...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857 - 338 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...our good Prince Eugene." " Why, 'twas a very wicked thing ! " Said little Wilhelmine. " Nay — nay — my little girl," quoth he, ' " It was a famous...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1857 - 456 pages
...With fire and sword, the country round Was wasted, far and wide; And many a nursing mother then, 9. " They say it was a shocking sight After the field was...like that, you know, must be After a famous victory. 10. " Great praise the Duke of Marlbro' won, And our young prince, Eugene." " Why, 't was a very wicked...
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