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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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Joan of Arc, and minor poems

Robert Southey - 1854 - 522 pages
...to 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 that, you know, must be At every famous victory. is. They say it was a shocking sight, After the field was won, For many thousand bodies here Lay rotting...
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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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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

1854 - 456 pages
...sword the country round Was wasted far and wide ; And many a hapless mother then. And new-born baby, died. But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. " Great praise the Duke of Marlborough won, And our good Prince Eugene !" " Why, 't was a very wicked...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

1855 - 458 pages
...sword the country round Was wasted far and wide ; And many a hapless mother then, And new-torn baby, died. But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. " Great praise the Duke of Marlborough won, And our good Prince Eugene !" " Why, 't was, a very wicked...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1855 - 452 pages
...sword the country round Was wasted far and wide ; And many a hapless mother then, And new-born baby, died. But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. " Great praise the Duke of Marlborough won, And our good Prince Eugene !" " Why, *t was a very wicked...
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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
...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...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 National Schools. Illustrated with ... Engravings

Poetry Book - 1856 - 136 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 every...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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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856 - 474 pages
...wide ; And many a childing 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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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857 - 338 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...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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