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" Nelson and the North Sing the glorious day's renown, When to battle fierce came forth All the might of Denmark's crown, And her arms along the deep proudly shone; By each gun the lighted brand In a bold determined hand, And the Prince of all the land... "
British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.]. - Page 96
by British melodies - 1820
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell - 1849 - 253 pages
...lighted brand, In a bold determined hand, And the Prince of all the land Led them on. — Like leviathans afloat, Lay their bulwarks on the brine ; While the...his breath, For a time. — But the might of England flush 'd To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rush'd O'er the deadly space between. "...
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Life and Letters of Thomas Campbell, Volume 2

William Beattie - 1849
...To the batteries which they brought, Like Leviathans afloat In the brine. 6. It was ten of Thursday morn, By the chime, As they drifted on their path...death, And the boldest held his breath For a time — 7. Ere a first and fatal round Shook the flood ; Every Dane looked out that day, Like the red wolf...
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The Daguerreotype, Volume 3

American periodicals - 1849
...nought To the batteries which they brought, Like Leviathans afloat In the brine. It was ten of Thursday morn, By the chime, As they drifted on their path...death, And the boldest held his breath For a time — Ere a first and fatal round Shook the flood ; Every Dane looked out that day, Like the red wolf...
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Life and Letters of Thomas Campbell, Volume 1

William Beattie - 1850
...others more or less altered, while it was passing through the press. 6. It was ten of Thursday mom, By the chime, As they drifted on their path There...deep as death, And the boldest held his breath For a lime — 7. Ere a first and fatal round Shook the flood , Kvery Dane looked out that day, Like the...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 528 pages
...determined hand, And the prinee of all the land Led them on. ii. Like leviathans afloat, Lay their bnlwarks on the brine ; While the sign of battle flew On the...lofty British line : It was ten of April morn by the ehime : As they drifted on their path, There was silenee deep as death ; And the boldest held his breath...
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The Book of English Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Ninteenth Century

Charles Mackay - Ballads, English - 1851 - 312 pages
...lighted brand, In a bold determined hand. And the prince of all the land, Led them on. Like leviathans afloat, Lay their bulwarks on the brine While the...held his breath For a time. But the might of England flusb'd, To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rush'd O'er the deadly space between. "...
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The illustrated London reading book

Illustrated London news - English language - 1851 - 264 pages
...them on. Like Leviathans afloat Lay their bulwarks on the brine ; IWhile the sign of battle flew 3On the lofty British line ; It was ten of April morn,...held his breath For a time. But the might of England flush' d To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rush'd O'er the deadly space between. "...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 23

American periodicals - 1851
...music of the metre is surpassingly fine : our own breath is suspended at the glorious stanza ending As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep...death, And the boldest held his breath For a time. And how easily he melts us, amid the joy of victory und the festal city's blaze, whilst the wine-cup...
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volume 9

1859
...rages loud and long, And the stormy tempests blow.' One gem from 'The Battle of the Baltic:' — ' There was silence deep as death, And the boldest held his breath For a time.' But our space warns us to be chary of quotations. A few detached couplets from ' The Pleasures of Hope'...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852
...the following very short and simple description of the British fleet bearing op to close action : " As they drifted on their path. There was silence deep as death ! And the boldest held his breaih For a lime.—"—p. 109. sand stan zas of Uumdet, ahueY.*, ¿uovrt»., VciThe description of...
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