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" I see the dagger-crest of Mar, I see the Moray's silver star, Wave o'er the cloud of Saxon war, That up the lake comes winding far ! To hero bound for battle-strife, Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their... "
American Monthly Knickerbocker - Page 593
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Historic Tales of Olden Time: Concerning the Early Settlement and Progress ...

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1833 - 338 pages
...and pleasure, what we could by no means constrain by any force of our arms. THE FEDERAL PROCESSION. " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life — One glance at their array !" THIS great procession took place at Philadelphia, for the purpose of celebrating the adoption of...
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Memorials of Mrs. Hemans: With Illustrations of Her Literary ..., Volume 2

Henry Fothergill Chorley - Poets, English - 1836 - 400 pages
...stormy war-music, catching the enthusiasm of the scene, swelled forth the chorus ' Am Rhein, am Rhein !' I shall never forget the words, nor the look, nor...to Chiefswood to think that I had been conversing so * Upon this anecdote Mrs. Hemans afterwards based one of the most spirited of her national lyrics,...
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Memorials of Mrs. Hemans: With Illustrations of Her Literary ..., Volume 2

Henry Fothergill Chorley - Poets, English - 1836 - 302 pages
...war-music, catching the enthusiasm of the scene, swelled forth the chorus ' Am Rhein, am Rhein! - * I shall never forget the words, nor the look, nor..." I was surprised when I returned to Chiefswood to (hink that I had been conversing so freely and fearlessly with Sir Walter Scott, as with a friend of...
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Memorials of Mrs. Hemans: With Illustrations of Her Literary ..., Volume 2

Henry Fothergill Chorley - Poets, English - 1836 - 344 pages
...war-music, catching the enthusiasm of the scene, swelled forth the chorus ' Jim Rhein, am Rhein /' I shall never forget the words, nor the look, nor...years of peaceful life, One glance at their array. 1 " I was surprised when I returned to Chiefswood to think that I had been conversing so freely and...
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Memorials of Mrs. Hemans: With Illustrations of Her Literary ..., Volume 2

Henry Fothergill Chorley - Poets, English - 1836 - 388 pages
...Rhein, am Rhein !' I shall never forget the words, nor the look, nor the tone, with which he rekted this;* it came upon me suddenly, too, like that noble...to Chiefswood to think that I had been conversing so * Upon this anecdote Mrs. Hemans afterwards based one of the most spirited of her national lyrics,...
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Memorials of Mrs. Hemans: With Illustrations of Her Literary ..., Volume 2

Henry Fothergill Chorley - Poets, English - 1836 - 534 pages
...stormy war-music, catching the enthusiasm of the scene, swelled forth the chorus ' Am Rhein, am RheinP I shall never forget the words, nor the look, nor the tone, with which he retated this;* it came upon me suddenly, too, like that noble burst of warlike melody from the Edinburgh...
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Case of the Protestants of Ireland

Mortimer O'Sullivan - Protestantism - 1836 - 250 pages
...Britain from such a custody ? (L) A great poet has said, speaking of a grand military spectacle — " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life One glance at their array." I can now fully understand the expression, and say, that had my H 2 99 life from infancy to the present...
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Willard's History of Greenfield

David Willard - Greenfield (Mass.) - 1838 - 184 pages
...heart. The first part of his life was darkened by the loss of two wives, and five first born children. " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, " One glance at their array ;" received the commission of Captain, July 1, 1781, the same day on which he was ordered to West Point,...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 34

John William Carleton - 1855 - 754 pages
...indebted to Sir Richard Sutton. A chieftain, when viewing a marshalled army, is made to exclaim — " 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array ! " and certainly it was worth a good deal to see tbe " array" of the Quorn field, as we have seen...
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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - 1839 - 460 pages
...Saxon war, That up the lake comes winding far! To hero Boune for battle-strife, Or bard of martial lay, 'Twere worth ten years of peaceful life, One glance at their array! Their light-armed archers far and near Surveyed the tangled ground, Their centre-ranks, with pike and...
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