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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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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 2

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Mrs. Lucia Isabella (Gilbert) Runkle, George Henry Warner - 1902
...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! 886 THE ARTHURIAN LEGENDS (Eighth to Twelfth Centuries) BY RICHARD JONES nearly a thousand years, the...
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Annual Report of the Bureau of Industrial and Labor Statistics for the State ...

Maine. Bureau of Industrial and Labor Statistics - 1902
...ideals of good citizenship and taking heart in obeying the strong, stirring words of Matthew Arnold : ''Charge once more, then, and be dumb, Let the victors...when they come, When the forts of folly fall, Find the body by the wall." Other men, who come after us, may win the victory, and sing the hymn of triumph...
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Counsel Upon the Reading of Books

Henry Morse Stephens - 1902 - 318 pages
...witness the ultimate triumph, they can at least command us to — " Charge once more then, and be dumb I Let the victors, when they come, When the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall !" I have been reminding the lovers of poetry of the nature and claims of their heritage. Yet a word...
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The Works of Matthew Arnold, Volume 2

Matthew Arnold - 1903 - 350 pages
...men fared thus before thee ; Fired their ringing shot and pass'd, Hotly charged — and sank at last. Charge once more, then, and be dumb ! Let the victors,...forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall ! THE LORD'S MESSENGERS THUS saith the Lord to his own : — ' See ye the trouble below ? Warfare of man...
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A Listener in Babel: Being a Series of Imaginary Conversations Held at the ...

Vida Dutton Scudder - 1903 - 346 pages
...'s the Fort of Folly from the poem you were reading me, Miss Lathrop," he called gleefully:— " ' Let the victors when they come, When the forts of folly fall, Find my body by the wall.' I made it look like a factory to purpose. If I 'm not mistaken that tide of progress...
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Matthew Arnold and His Relation to the Thought of Our Time

William Harbutt Dawson - 1904 - 552 pages
...men fared thus before thee ; Fired their ringing shot and pass'd, 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 ! now to determine what to do with himself next, may begin to remember that he has a mind, and that...
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A Note Upon Dryden's Heroic Stanzas on the Death of Cromwell ...

Edward Smith Parsons - 1904 - 4 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!" This, however, is the call to duty which Stoicism gives, the only call it can give. But in one of those...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Selections from Wordsworth ...

Curtis Hidden Page - 1904 - 923 pages
...men fared thus before thee : Fired their ringing shot and pass'd, 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 ! 1867. BACCHANALIA ; OB, THE NEW AGE THE evening conies, the fields are still. The tinkle of the thirsty...
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Matthew Arnold

George William Erskine Russell - 1904 - 269 pages
...men fared thus before thee ; Fired their ringing shot and pass'd, 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 ! But the note of battle, even for what he holds dearest and most sacred, is not a familiar note in...
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Modern Poets of Faith, Doubt, & Paganism: And Other Essays

Arthur Temple Lyttelton, Edward Stuart Talbot - 1904 - 370 pages
...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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