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" What, silent still ? and silent all ? Ah ! no ; — the voices of the dead Sound like a distant torrent's fall, And answer, " Let one living head, But one arise, — we come, we come ! " "Tis but the living who are dumb. "
Specimens of Greek and Latin verse: chiefly translations - Page 8
by Charles Rann Kennedy - 1853 - 154 pages
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 482 pages
...answer, " Let one living head, But one arise, — we come, we come!" 'Tis but the living who are dumb. In vain — in vain : strike other chords; Fill high the cup with Samian wine ! 11 Leave battles to the Turkish hordes, And shed the blood of Scio's vine ! Hark ! rising to the...
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A System of English Grammar

Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 176 pages
...better. The true use of the comparative is seen in this verse from the " Song of the Greek Bard :" You have the Pyrrhic dance as yet, Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx gone S Of two such lessons, why forget The nobler and the manlier one ? Byron. 123. The whole class of Numeral...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 538 pages
...answer, " Let one living head, But one arise, — we come, we come !" 'T is but the living who are dumb. In vain — in vain : strike other chords ; Fill high...lessons, why forget The nobler and the manlier one 1 You have the letters Cadmus gave — Think ye he meant them for a slave ? Fill high the bowl with...
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The Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book

Hugh Gawthrop - 1847 - 184 pages
...answer, " Let one living head, But one arise, — we come ; we come ! " 'Tis but the living who are dumb. In vain— in vain : strike other chords ; Fill high...battles to the Turkish hordes, And shed the blood of Seio's vine ! Hark ! rising to the ignoble call — How answers each bold bacchanal ! You have the...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Seires for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 444 pages
...answer, " Let one living head, But one, arise — we come, we come '. " Tis but the living who are dumb. In vain — in vain : strike other chords ; Fill high the cup with Samian wine 1 Leave battles to the Turkish hordes, And shed the blood of Scio's vine 1 Hark ! rising to the ignoble...
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Don Juan, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1849 - 390 pages
...Let one living head, But one arise, — we come, we come I " 'T is but the living who are dumb. 9. In vain — in vain : strike other chords ; Fill high...Turkish hordes, And shed the blood of Scio's vine ' Hnrk ! rising to the ignoble call — How answers each bold Bacchanal ! • 10. You have the Pyrrhic...
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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - 1849 - 416 pages
...Let one living head,— But one arise — we come, we come !" 'Tis but the living who are, dumb. 353 In vain — in vain : strike other chords ; Fill high the cup with Sainiau wine ! Leave battles to the Turkish hordes, And shed the blood of Scio's vine ! Hark ! rising...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - 1850 - 442 pages
...'. and silent all ? Ah ! no ; — the voices of the dead Sound like a distant torrent's fall, BYRON. In vain — in vain : strike other chords ; Fill high...Pyrrhic dance as yet, Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx gone 1 Of two such lessons, why forget The nobler and the manlier one ! You have the letters Cadmus gave...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 pages
...answer, " Let one living head, But one arise — -we come, we come !" 'Tis but the living who are dumb. In vain — in vain : strike other chords : Fill high...have the Pyrrhic dance as yet, Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx3 gone ? Of two such lessons, why forget The nobler and the manlier one ? You have the letters...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - 1851 - 570 pages
..."Let one living head, But one, arise, — we come, we come ! " 'T is but the living1 who are dumb. In vain — in vain : strike other chords ; Fill high...the ignoble call, How answers each bold bacchanal ! The tyrant of the Chersonese Was freedom's best and bravest friend : That tyrant was Miltiades !...
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