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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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The Book of Children's Hymns and Rhymes. Collected by the Daughter of a ...

Book - 1859 - 334 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 Dennes of Daundelyonn, Volume 1

Mrs. Charles J. Proby - 1859 - 368 pages
...waiting eyes: " Now tell us all about the war, And what they killed each other for t " • * » * " They say it was a shocking sight After the field was won ; For many a thousand bodies here Lay rotting in the sun ; But things like that, you know, mutt be After a famous...
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A Book of Favourite Modern Ballads

J. C. - 1860 - 220 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...For many thousand bodies here Lay rotting in the sun ; But things like that, you know, must be After a famous victory. THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM. " Great praise...
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A Book of Favourite Modern Ballads

J. C. - 1860 - 196 pages
...the country round Was wasted far and wide, And many a childing mother then, And new-born baby dicd ; But things like that, you know, must be At every famous...For many thousand bodies here Lay rotting in the sun ; But things like that, you know, must be After a famous victory. I f THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM. " Great...
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Little Poems for Little Readers

Little poems - 1860 - 160 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...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 Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1898 - 872 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 every famous victory. • • . • v ' And everybody praised the duke, Who this great fight did win.' ' But what good came...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: With a Memoir of the Author ...

Robert Southey - 1860 - 256 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 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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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1861 - 356 pages
...and sword the country round Was wasted far and wide, And many a childing mother then And newborn baby died : But things like that, you know, must be At...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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Poetry for School and Home, from the best authors. Edited by T. Shorter

Thomas SHORTER - 1861 - 226 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...For many thousand bodies here Lay rotting in the sun ; But things like that, you know, mu^t be After a famous victory. " Great praise the Duke of Malboro'...
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The Children's Garland: From the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - 1862 - 372 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...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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