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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 book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...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 flushed To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rushed O'er the deadly space between. " Hearts...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...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 sign of battle flew On the lofty British line ; As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death ; And the boldest held his breath...
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Titan, Volume 24

English literature - 1857
...directed to the little hand which worked playfully among the papers ere it made its choice. Then 1 There was silence deep as death, And the boldest held his breath, For a time.' This silence was broken by a trumpeter on the scaffold, whose consequential notes, re-echoed by the...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: With a Memoir of His Life ...

Thomas Campbell - 1859 - 329 pages
...the Prince ef all the land Led them on. — Like leviathans afloat, Lay their bulwarks on the brino ; While the sign of battle flew On the lofty British...ten of April morn by the chime : As they drifted on (heir path, There was silence deep as death ; And the boldest held his breath, For a time. — But...
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The Pyrenees, West and East

Charles Richard Weld - Pyrenees - 1859 - 410 pages
...ever, for his companions were unable to render him the slightest assistance. " As he drifted on his path, There was silence deep as death, And the boldest held his breath For a time." Bracing my nerves, I resumed my slippery walk, taking care to hold my guide's hand, and resting occasionally....
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 54

1859
...not himself, skirrs down the ice, and over the edge into space ; well may he say with Campbell— " There was silence deep as death, And the boldest held his breath For a time." He continues the ascent, being sufficiently recovered to observe and very well to describe what he...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 66

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1860
...naught To the batteries which they brought Like leviathans afloat On the brine. It was ten of Sunday morn By the chime : As they drifted on their path,...death, And the boldest held his breath For a time. Ere я first and fatal sound Shook the flood ; Each Dane looked out that day, Like the red wolf on...
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The popular history of England, Volume 6

Charles Knight - 1861
...vice-admiral*. He was at work till morning with his clerks, preparing his orders for this day's terrible duty. " It was ten of April morn by the chime : As they drifted on their path There was silence deep as death ; Aud the boldest held his breath, For a time.'l * Well might the bravest have some doubts. The pilots...
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The popular history of England, Volume 7

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1861
...clerks, preparing his orders for this day's terrible duty. "It was ten of April morn by the chime : Aa they drifted on their path There was silence deep...death ; And the boldest held his breath, For a time." * 'Well might the bravest have some doubts. The pilots had been ordered on board Nelson's ship. They...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1890 - 346 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 sign of battle flew On the lofty British line : 1 1 was ten of April morn by the chime : As they drifted on their path There was silence deep as...
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