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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 elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ... - Page 251
edited by - 1826
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The Northern star, or, Yorkshire magazine, Volume 1

Arthur Jewitt - 1817
...wife and child he fled, Vr bnd he where to rest his head. With fire and sword the country roaud Wa§ wasted far and wide, And many a childing mother then, And new-born infant died. Bat things like that, yon know, must be, At every fumons victory. Great priise the Duke...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...And he was forc'd to fly ; So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head. " With fire and sword the country round Was wasted far and wide ; And many a chilling mother then And new-born infant died: But things like these you know must be At every famous...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey, Esq. ...: Minor poems

Robert Southey - 1823
...And he was forced to fly ; So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head. " With fire and sword the country round Was wasted far...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...
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The Spy; a Tale of the Neutral Ground: Referring to Some Particular ...

James Fenimore Cooper - 1825
...summits, in places unassailable by cavalry, commenced their retreat to their boats. CHAPTER VIII. " With fire and sword the country round Was wasted far...wide; And many a childing mother then And new-born infant died; But things like these, you know, must be At every famous victory." THE last sounds of...
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

1829 - 296 pages
...ground, And he was forc*d to fly ; So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head. With fire and sword the country round Was wasted far and wide, And many a chitding mother ihen, And new-horn infant died. But things like that, you know, must be At every famous...
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Moral and sacred poetry, selected by T. Willcocks and T. Horton

Moral and sacred poetry - 1829
...his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where tu rest his head. With flre and sword the coontry roond Was wasted far and wide, And many a childing mother then, And new-horn infant died. But things like that, you know, must he At every famous victory. They say it...
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The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Scottish periodicals - 1832
...swotd the country round Was wasted far and \vide, And many o childin^ mother then And new- horn infant died. But things like that, you know, must be At every famous victory. *' They say it was a shocking s'ght After the field was won, For many thousand bodies here Lay rotting in the MI n ; But things like...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...ground, And lie was forced to fly; So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head. With fire and sword the country round Was wasted far and wide, And many a chikling mother then, And new-born infant, died ; But things like lhat, you know, must be At every...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...And he was forced to fly: So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head! " With fire and sword the country round Was wasted far and wide; » Anil many a childing mother then, And new-born baby died! — But things like that, you know, must...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1835
...And he was forced to fly : So, with his wife and child, IIP fled, And had nowhere to lay his head. " With fire and sword the country round, Was wasted far and wide, And many n childing mother then, And new-born infant died. Rut things like that, you know, must be At every...
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