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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. "
The chaplet, poems, partly original and partly selected - Page 16
by Chaplet - 1805
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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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Tales of the sea and land

Frances Osborne - 1851 - 332 pages
...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 At every famous victory! " ' Great praise the Duke of Malbro' won, And our good Prince Eugene." " Why, 'twas a very wicked thing!"...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 438 pages
...sword the country round "Was wasted far and wide; "And many a childing mother then, "And new-born baby died; "But things like that , you know, must be "At...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'...
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The World of Waters, Or, A Peaceful Progress O'er the Unpathed Sea

Fanny Osborne - 1852 - 394 pages
...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 At every famous victory! " ' Great praise the Duke of Marlbro' won, And our good Prince Eugene." " Why, 'twas a very wicked...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 772 pages
...they kill'd each 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...many thousand bodies here Lay rotting in the sun; But things like that, you know, must be After a famous victory." Southey. VILLANT. I LIKE not fair...
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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 ;...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'...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide: Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1853 - 492 pages
...sword, the country round Was wasted, far and wide ; And many a nursing mother 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 won ; For many thousand bodies here Lay rotting...
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Ballads, Metrical Tales, and Other Poems

Robert Southey - 1854 - 184 pages
...rest his head. "With fire and sword the country round Was wasted far and wide ; And many a childing mother then And new-born infant died. But things like...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'...
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A poetry book for children [ed. by J.C.].

Poetry book - 1854 - 152 pages
...and sword the country round Was wasted far and wide, And many a tender mother then, And new-born baby died : But things like that, you know, must be At...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 Boy's Second Help to Reading: A Selection of Choice Passages from ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - 1854 - 332 pages
...and mother 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...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,...
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