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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 Percys of Mississippi: Politics and Literature in the New South

Lewis Baker - 1999 - 256 pages
...men fared thus before thee ; Fired their ringing shots 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! 42 Will Percy Chapter 9 Uncle Will's Garden Old orders change I know. . . . But new orders change too....
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Mississippi Home-places: Notes on Literature and History

Elmo Howell - 1988 - 266 pages
...the Chevalier Bayard in mind, commemorating with lines from Arnold his father's character in defeat. Charge once more then and be dumb. Let the victors...the forts of folly fall. Find thy body by the wall. Profoundly moving, but altogether lacking in the symbols of hope that usually accompany gravestones....
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Reinhold Niebuhr: Theologian of Public Life

Reinhold Niebuhr - 299 pages
...classic tragedy. Matthew Arnold expresses this element in the final lines of his poem, 'The Last Word': Charge once more then and be dumb. Let the victors...the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall.' What would the hero of tragedy do without these weeping, appreciating and revering spectators? This...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...Word 13 They out-talked thee, hissed thee, tore thee? Better men fared thus before thee; (I. 9-10) 14 utcast and in dread, Against whose life the bow of...and hath not where to lay his head; I come to the (1. 13-16) FiP; NOBE; OAEL-2; OBNC; PoEL-5; TrGrPo Empedocles on Etna 7 In the moonlight the shepherds....
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Genius: The Natural History of Creativity

H. J. Eysenck - 1995 - 344 pages
...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. If society could remove this oppressive harness on creative thought, much might be gained. There are,...
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The House of Percy: Honor, Melancholy, and Imagination in a Southern Family

Bertram Wyatt-Brown - 1996 - 504 pages
...men fared thus before thee; Fired their ringing shots 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 ' Across the road from St. James Episcopal Church in Greenville, Mississippi, lies its...
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Repel With a Cause: The Autobiography of Hans Eysenck

Hans Jürgen Eysenck - 1997 - 337 pages
...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. I finally decided that this sounded too defeatist. Although it still encounters determined resistance,...
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Jesus, Hero of Thy Soul: Impressions Left by the Savior's Touch

Jim McGuiggan - 1997 - 303 pages
...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,...When the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall.1 The Belfast Ropeworks For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of...
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Anti-Christ Money

Fred E. Bennett - 1998 - 96 pages
...thousand bayonets of truth; and over the bulwarks of free speech hurl the message of God. Charge again then and be dumb, Let the victors when they come When the forts of folly fall, Find your body at the wall. Let the Bloody International yield to the Christocracy of the world. There is...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - 2007 - 544 pages
...thee; Fired their ringing shot and passed, RETIREMENT Hotly charged — and sank at last. FROM WORK Charge once more, then, and be dumb! Let the victors,...the forts of folly fall, Find thy body by the wall! MATTHEW ARNOLD ENGLISH (1822-1888) Leisure What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand...
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