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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 Elements of Intellectual Philosophy

Francis Wayland - Philosophy - 1854 - 426 pages
...battle. Campbell, in his "Battle of the Baltic," illustrates this fact in these remarkable lines : "As they drifted on their path, There was silence...death, And the boldest held his breath For a time. ' Hearts of oak ! ' our captain cried, and each gun, From its adamantine lips, Spread a death-shade...
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The Elements of Intellectual Philosophy

Francis Wayland - Philosophy - 1854 - 426 pages
...battle. Campbell, in his "Battle of the Baltic," illustrates this fact in these remarkable lines : " As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep...death, And the boldest held his breath For a time. ' Hearts of oak ! ' our captain cried, and each gun, From its adamantine lips, Spread a death-shade...
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The Pleasures of Hope, Gertrude of Wyoming, and Other Poems. To which are ...

Thomas Campbell - 1854 - 253 pages
...brand, In a bold determined hand, And the Prince of all the land Led them on.— II. Like leviathans afloat. Lay their bulwarks on the brine; While the sign of battle flew It was ten of April morn by the chime: On the lofty British line: As they drifted on their path, And...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 6

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1854 - 750 pages
...the following verv short and simple description of the British fleet bearing up to close action : " As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death 1 And the boldest held his breath For a time. — " — p. 109. The description of the battle itself...
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OFTHOMAS CAMPBELL (1855)

1855
...determined hand, And the Prince of all the land Led them on. — like leviathans afloat, rKs* on the On the lofty British line: It was ten of April morn by the chimes As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death ; And the boldest held his breath,...
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Songs of the Brave: The Soldier's Dream, and Other Poems and Odes

Honor, Thomas Campbell, Songs - English poetry - 1856 - 46 pages
...lighted brand, In a bold determined hand, And the Prince of all the land Led them on. n. Like leviathans afloat, Lay their bulwarks on the brine ; While the...death ; And the boldest held his breath, For a time. in. But the might of England flush'd To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rush'd O'er...
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In honorem, songs of the brave, poems and odes by Campbell [and others].

Honor - 1856
...lighted brand, In a bold determined hand, And the Prince of all the land Led them on. п. Like leviathans afloat, Lay their bulwarks on the brine ; While the...death ; And the boldest held his breath, For a time. in. But the might of England flush'd To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rush'd O'er...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1856 - 762 pages
...the following very short and simple description of the British fleet bearing up to close action : " As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death ! And the boldest held his breaih For a time. — " — p. 109. The description of the battle itself (though it begins with a...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...land Led them on. Like leviathans afloat, Lay their hulwarks on the hrine ; While the sign of hattle flew On the lofty British line : It was ten of April morn hy the chime : As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death ; And the holdest —...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 1808

Robert Aris Willmott - American poetry - 1857 - 397 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 flnsh'd To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rush'd O'er the deadly space between. " Hearts...
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