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" Lay their bulwarks on the brine; While the sign of battle flew On the lofty British line : It was ten of April morn by the chime : As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death; And the boldest held his breath, For a time. But the might... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 448
1830
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The Port Folio, Volume 2

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809 - 572 pages
...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 breath, For a time . The description of the battle itself (though it begins with a tremendous line) is in the same spirit...
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Gertrude of Wyoming: A Pennsylvanian Tale. And Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - Wyoming Massacre, 1778 - 1809 - 148 pages
...battle flew On the lofty British line: It was ten of April morn by the chime As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as 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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Gertrude of Wyoming: And Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - Wyoming Valley (Pa.) - 1810 - 266 pages
...battle flew On the lofty British line: It was ten of April morn by the chime: As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death ; And the boldest held his breath, For a time.— III. But the might of England flush'd To anticipate the scene; And her van the fleetef rush'd O'er...
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Poems in Two Volumes: Containing Gertrude of Wyoming and ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Campbell - Wyoming Valley (Pa.) - 1810 - 272 pages
...battle flew On the lofty British line : It was ten of April morn by the chime : As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death ; And the boldest held his breath, For a time. — III. But the might of England flush'd To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rush'd...
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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 324 pages
...battle flew On the lofty British line. It was Ten of April morn by the chime, As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death; And the boldest held his breath For a time.— But the might of England flush'd To anticipate the scene ; And her van the fleeter rush'd " Hearts...
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Poems, from the Danish. Selected and Illustrated with Historical Notes

Andreas Andersen Feldborg - Danish poetry - 1815 - 194 pages
...sublimity and terror, of which the poet has given so impressive a description. " At they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death ; And the boldest held his breath For a time V , . The battle commenced at five minutes after ten, when the Provesteen opened her fire on the Edgar....
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 27

England - 1830 - 990 pages
...personal character ; for to his sad loss and misfortune, he never could be said to have had a prioate character since he went upon the town. His friends...darkest of all its passages, and one that had affixed an ineffaceable stain or stigma to his name. There is a mystery about it still ; but a mystery so far...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 448 pages
...battle flew On the lofty British line : It was ten of April morn by the chime : As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death ; And the boldest 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...
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820 - 280 pages
...battle flew On the lofty British line : It was ten of April morn by the chime : As they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death ; And the boldest 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...
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The privateer

Privateer - 1821 - 464 pages
...untrue, I hoped to find a friend in him, And he forsook me too. CHAPTER III. AH they drifted on their path, There was silence deep as death, And the boldest held his breath For a time— Bat the might of England flushed To anticipate the scene, And fleeter rushed O'er the deadly space...
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