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" Whitford, keep near the walls ! Huggins, regard your own behoof. For, lo ! the blazing rocking roof Down, down in thunder falls ! An awful pause succeeds the stroke, And o'er the ruins volumed smoke, Rolling around its pitchy shroud, Concealed them from... "
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language: From Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - 1856 - 689 pages
...terrified are slow To bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof would fall. Back, Robins, back; Crump, stand aloof! Whitford, keep near the walls...blazing rocking roof Down, down, in thunder falls l An awful pause succeeds the stroke, And o'er the ruins volumed smoke, Rolling around its pitchy shroud,...
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The Catholic Institute Magazine, Volume 1

1856
...the firemen of the Eagle Insurance Company and the raging element consuming the Drury-lane Theatre. "An awful pause succeeds the stroke, And o'er the...ruins volumed smoke, Rolling around its pitchy shroud, Concealed them from the astonished crowd. At length, the mist a while was cleared, When, lo ! amid...
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language: From Chaucer to Saxe ...

James Parton - 1857 - 689 pages
...terrified are slow To bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof would fall. Back, Eobins, back; Crump, stand aloof! Whitford, keep near the walls...succeeds the stroke, And o'er the ruins volumed smoke, Eolling around its pitchy shroud, Concealed them from th astonished crowd. At length the mist awhile...
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Amusing poetry, ed. by S. Brooks

Amusing poetry - 1857
...terrified are slow To bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof should fall. Back, Eobins, back ! Crump, stand aloof! Whitford, keep near the walls...succeeds the stroke, And o'er the ruins volumed smoke, Boiling around its pitchy shroud, Conceal'd them from the astonish'd crowd. At length the mist awhile...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1857 - 785 pages
...the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof should fall. Back, Hobins, back ! Crump, stand aloof t Whitford, keep near the walls ! Huggins, regard your own behoof, For, lo ! the blnziug rocking roof Down, down in thunder falls ! An awful pause succeeds the stroke, And o'er the...
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A Budget of Humorous Poetry: Comprising Specimens of the Best and Most ...

1859 - 320 pages
...terrified are slow To bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof would fall. Back, Robins, back; Crump, stand aloof! Whitford, keep near the walls!...your own behoof, For lo! the blazing rocking roof An awful pause succeeds the stroke, And o'er the ruins volumed smoke, Rolling around its pitchy shroud,...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 48

1860
...terrified are slow To bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof should fall. Back, Robins, back ! Crump, stand aloof! Whitford, keep near the walls...Rolling around its pitchy shroud, Conceal'd them from the astonish'd crowd. At length the mist awhile was clear'd, When, lo ! amid the wreck uprear'd, Gradual...
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Rejected Addresses: Or, The New Theatrum Poetarum

James Smith - 1860 - 159 pages
...terrified, are slow To bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof should fall. Back, Eobins, back ! Crump, stand aloof! Whitford, keep near the walls...succeeds the stroke, And o'er the ruins volumed smoke, Eolling around its pitchy shroud, Conceal'd them from th' astonish'd crowd. At length the mist awhile...
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Poets' Wit and Humour

1861 - 277 pages
...terrified, ure slow To bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof should fall. Buek, Robins, baek ! Crump, stand aloof ! Whitford,. keep near the walls...Huggins, regard your own behoof, For lo ! the blazing, roeking roof Down, down in thunder falls ! An awful pause sueeeeds the stroke. And o'er the ruin's...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...1839, and Horace at Tunbridge Wells, 12th July 1849. FROM "REJECTED ADDRESSES." (AFTER SIR w. SCOTT.) AN awful pause succeeds the stroke, And o'er the ruins volumed smoke, Rolling around its pitchy shroud, Concealed them from the astonished crowd. At length the mist awhile was cleared, When lo ! amid the...
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