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" By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April's breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined... "
Select Essays and Poems - Page 73
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 3

Robert Aspland - 1847
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept, Alike the Conqueror silent sleeps, And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, \Vhen like our sires our sons are gone. Spirit ! who made those...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1847 - 251 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept ; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone ; That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1847 - 199 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept, Alike the Conqueror silent sleeps, And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When like our sires our sons are gone. Spirit! who made those freemen...
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The Boston Book: Being Specimens of Metropolitan Literature

James Thomas Fields - 1850 - 364 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps ; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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Homes of American Authors: Comprising Anecdotical, Personal, and Descriptive ...

1853 - 366 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world " The foe long since in silence slept ; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps ; And Time the ruined bridge has swept Down the dark stream that seaward creeps. "On this green bank, by this soft stream, We see to-day a votive stone, That memory...
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Homes of American Authors

1853 - 26 pages
...stream that scawnnl creeps. " On this green bank, by this soft stream, We sec to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons nre gone. " Spirit that made these heroes dare To die, or leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature...
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Choice Specimens of American Literature

Benjamin Nicholas Martin - 1871 - 223 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept ; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps ; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Henry David Thoreau - 1873 - 415 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. u The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined...swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps." Our reflections had already acquired a historical remoteness from the scenes we had left, and we ourselves...
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Centennial Orations Commemorative of the Opening Events of the American ...

New England Historic Genealogical Society - 1875 - 176 pages
...the world ;' and thus enable future visitors to realize, as far as may be, both actors and scene ; ' That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone.' " To properly carry out this plan, the town or its citizens may be called upon to provide additional...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 29

1875
...the world ;' and thus enable future visitors to realize, as far as may be, both actors and scene ; ' That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons arc gone.' " To properly carry out this plan, the town or its citizens may be called upon to provide...
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