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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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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - 1858 - 494 pages
..." Let one living head, But one, arise, — we come, we come !" 'Tis but the living who are dumb. 9. In vain*, — in vain* ! Strike other chords* ; Fill...rising to the ignoble call', How answers each bold bacchanalM 10. You have the Pyrrhic dance as yet ; Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx gone ? • Of two such...
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The Intermediate Standard Speaker: Containing Pieces for Declamation in ...

Epes Sargent - 1858 - 450 pages
...still? and silent all? — Ah ! no ; — the voices of the dead Sound like a distant torrent's fall, In vain ! in vain ! — Strike other chords, — Fill high the cup with Samian vine ! Leave battles to the Turkish hordes, And shed the blood of — Scio's vine ! Hark ! rising to...
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The College Magazine:, Volume 1

1858 - 398 pages
...laboratory's dust. We want the ruder and robuster efforts ; we want the more timid and refined attempts. " Of two such lessons, why forget The nobler and the manlier one ?" Eloquence will still frequent the bar, the pulpit, and the stage, unmindful of classic ground and...
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Southern Presbyterian Review, Volume 11

1859 - 708 pages
...day might have been addressed to the nation of old : " You have the Pyrrhic dance as yet, Where has the Pyrrhic phalanx gone — Of two such lessons why forget The nobler and the manlier one." Yes, Greek civilization was a failure. Bright and beautiful and exquisitely proportioned as it was,...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859 - 586 pages
...— we come, we come !" 'Tig but the living who are dumb. In rain — in vain ; strike other chorda ; Fill high the cup with Samian wine ! Leave battles to the Turkish hnrdes, And shed the blood of Scio's vino.! Hark ! rising to the ignoble call — How answers each...
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The practical elocutionist

Conrad Hume PINCHES - 1860 - 472 pages
...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...phalanx gone ? Of two such lessons, why forget The noblier and the manlier one. You have the letters Cadmus gave— Think ye he meant them for a slave...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861 - 434 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...lessons, why forget The nobler and the manlier one 2 You have the letters Cadmus gave — Think ye he meant them for a slave 1 Fill high the bowl with...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with illustr. by K. Halswelle

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1861 - 732 pages
...answer, "Let one living head, But one arise, — we come, we come !" 'Tis 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 ! fiark! rising to the ignoble call — How answers each bold Bacchanal ! 10. You have the Pyrrhic...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 53

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1863 - 646 pages
...degeneracy which would justly bring down upon us the rebuke deserved by the modern Greeks : — Ye have the Pyrrhic dance as yet : Where is the Pyrrhic...lessons why forget The nobler and the manlier one ? And here we would leave the matter. We have an unlimited confidence in the charity which first measures...
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An English grammar

Alexander Bain - 1863 - 260 pages
...upon.' 10. The Comparative is used when two things are compared, the Superlative when more than two. Of two such lessons, why forget The nobler and the manlier one ? But the rule is not strictly adhered to. Writers and speakers continually use the superlative in...
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