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" For I trust if an enemy's fleet came yonder round by the hill, And the rushing battle-bolt sang from the three-decker out of the foam, That the smooth-faced snubnosed rogue would leap from his counter and till, And strike, if he could, were it but with... "
The Living Age - Page 613
1910
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 102

1855
...enemy's fleet came yonder round by the hill And the rushing battle bolt sang from the three decker out of the foam, That the smooth-faced, snub-nosed rogue would leap from hia counter and till, And strike if he could, were it but with his cheating yardwand, home.' But how...
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The Living Age, Volume 264

1910
...higher than cheapness and a free breakfast table, may face invasion with what spirit the demagogues and their greed have left him. "For I trust," wrote Tennyson,...but with his cheating yardwand. home. The cheating yardu-iind. the most ignoble of weapons, is better than no weapon at all, and it was Tennyson's great...
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The Marlborough magazine

Marlborough coll - 1855
...and his earlier productions. We select two lines as fine as any the poem produces : — " For I trust if an enemy's fleet came yonder round by the hill, And the rushing battle bolt sang from the three-decker out of the foam." but how sadly is the effect spoiled by what...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1855
...hope even in these wicked wights : ' ' For I trust if an enemy's fleet came yonder round by the hiil. And the rushing battle-bolt sang from the threedecker...were It but with his cheating yardwand, home." The story of the poem has little in it. It opens with a fiercely drawn picture of a ruined household ;...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 5, Part 1

Ireland - 1855
...battles, and shaking a hundred thrones. For I trust If an enemy's fleet came yonder round by the bill, And the rushing battle-bolt sang from the three-decker...That the smoothfaced snubnosed rogue would leap from MS counter and tin, And strike, if he could, were it hut with his cheating yard wand, home. Having...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 11

Robert Aspland - 1855
...loud war by land and by sea, War with a thousand battles, and shaking a hundred thrones. For I trust if an enemy's fleet came yonder round by the hill,...could, were it but with his cheating yardwand, home." That the adulteration of food has proceeded to a frightful extent—that legislative interference has...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 5

Ireland - 1855
...War with a thousand battles, and shaking a hundred thrones. THB IRISH QUARTERLY REVIEW. For I trust if an enemy's fleet came yonder round by the hill....would leap from his counter and till, And strike, If be could, were it but with his cheating yardwand, home. Having Ihus disposed of the times, Tennyson,...
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Maud, and Other Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1855 - 160 pages
...war by land and by sea, War with a thousand battles, and shaking a hundred thrones. 13. For I trust if an enemy's fleet came yonder round by the hill,...snub-nosed rogue would leap from his counter and till, 14. There are workmen up at the Hall : they are coming back from abroad, The dark old place will be...
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MAUD, AND OTHER POEMS.

ALFRED TENNYSON, D.C.L., - 1855
...war by land and by sea, War with a thousand battles, and shaking a hundred thrones. 13. For I trust if an enemy's fleet came yonder round by the hill,...snub-nosed rogue would leap from his counter and till, 14. There are workmen up at the Hall : they are coming back from abroad, The dark old place will be...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1855
...loud war by land and by sea, War with a thousand battles, and shaking a hundred thrones. " For I trust if an enemy's fleet came yonder round by the hill,...three-decker out of the foam, That the smoothfaced suubnosed rogue would leap from his counter and till, And strike, if he could, were it but with his...
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