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" Hotly charged — and sank at last. Charge once more, then, and be dumb ! Let the victors, when they come, When the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall... "
Matthew Arnold: Poet and Critic - Page 39
by Arnold Schrag - 1904 - 94 pages
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The Tuftonian, Volume 21

1894
...soul in moments of despair and failure. How different is the following, from " The Last Word " : — 1 Charge once more then and be dumb. Let the victors,...the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall." Jut it is in the " Sonnet Sermons," as they might be appropriately called, that we have Arnold speaking...
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Tinsley's Magazine, Volume 20

1877
...men fared thus before thee ; Fired their ringing shot and passed; Hotly charged— and broke at last. Charge once more, then, and be dumb ! Let the victors...the forts of Folly fall. Find thy body by the wall.' And what shall we say of Erasmus in conclusion ? Shall we point out that, whether he joined the Lutherans...
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Every Saturday: A Journal of Choice Reading

1867
...fnretl thud before thee j Fired their ringing shot and passed, Hotly charged, — and broke at last. " Charge once more, then, and be dumb ' Let the victors, when they come, \Vhen the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall." FOREIGN NOTES. A CURIOUS discovery has just...
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Narrative and elegiac poems

Matthew Arnold - 1869
...men fared thus before thee! Fired their ringing shot and pass'd, Hotly charged—and broke at last. Charge once more, then, and be dumb ! Let the victors,...the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall! A NAMELESS EPITAPH. A SK not my name, O friend! That Being only, which hath known each man From the...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1875 - 562 pages
...fared thus before thee ; Fired their ringing shot and passed, Hotly charged, — and broke at hist. Charge once more, then, and be dumb ! Let the victors,...the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall. ROBERT LORD LYTTOX. THE ARTIST. 0 ARTIST, range not over-wide: Lest what thou seek be haply hid In...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Arthur Cayley Headlam - 1878
...fared thus before thee ! Fired their ringing shot and passed, Hotly charged — and broke at last. ' Charge once more, then, and be dumb ! Let the victors,...the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall.' In Clough's poem the individual, far from being the centre, is depicted as the only hindrance to the...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876 - 570 pages
...Fired their ringing shot and passed, Hotly charged,— and broke at last. Charge once more, then, aml be dumb ! Let the victors, when they come, When the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall. EGBERT LORD LYTTON. THE ARTIST. O ARTIST, range not over-wide: Lest what thou seek be haply hid In...
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Poems

Matthew Arnold - 1878 - 398 pages
...their ringing shot and pass'd, Hotly charged—and sank at last. Charge once more, then, and be dumbl Let the victors, when they come, When the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall ! A NAMELESS EPITAPH. ASK not my name, O friend! That Being only, which hath known each man From the...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 43

1879
...fared thus before thee ; Fired their ringing shot, and passed, Hotly charged, — and sank at last. " Charge once more, then, and be dumb '. Let the victors when they come, When the forte of foil; fall, Find thy bod; hv the wall ! " The Pis-Aller and the lyric of forlorn hope, from...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1882 - 862 pages
...men fared thus before thee ; Fired their ringing shot and passed, Hotly charged — and sank at last. Charge once more, then, and be dumb ! Let the victors,...the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall ! MATTHEW ARNOLD. plurc ujljcre iUun stjoulb {Die. How little recks it where men die. When once the...
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