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" By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April's breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined... "
Select Essays and Poems - Page 93
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1898 - 120 pages
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Civil Society: The Underpinnings of American Democracy

Brian O'Connell, John William Gardner - 1999 - 148 pages
...monument to the Minutemen who took their stand at Concord Bridge. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone; That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, William J. Clinton, Book 1

United States. President (1993-2001 : Clinton) - 1999
...the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror in silence sleeps; And Time the ruined bridge has swept Down...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone; That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Revolution

Alan Axelrod - 1999 - 396 pages
...long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined bridge has wept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. On this...by this soft stream. We set to-day a votive stone; That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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10-Minute Poetry Activities Across the Curriculum

Jean Pottle - 2000 - 132 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world, The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the Conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone, That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, who made those...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 656 pages
...embattled farmers stood And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone; That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made those...
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Remembrance: A Tribute to America's Veterans

Robert A. Fletcher, Robert B. Fletcher - 2002 - 122 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set today a votive stone; That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Concord...
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Poems for America

Carmela Ciuraru - 2007 - 256 pages
...embattled farmers stood And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined...swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. On the green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone; That memory may their deed redeem,...
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Favorite American Poems

Paul Negri - 2002 - 144 pages
...embattled farmers stood And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept, Alike the Conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined...has swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. That memory may their deed redeem, When like our sires our sons are gone. Spirit! who made those freemen...
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Thoreau's Walden

Tim Smith - 2002 - 128 pages
...Thoreau lived in the house during two separate periods: one before and one after his time at Walden Pond. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We set today a votive stone; That memory may their deed redeem, When , like our sires , our sons are gone . . . — Ralph Waldo...
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History Comes Alive Teaching Unit: The American Revolution

Jacqueline Glasthal - 2003 - 72 pages
...embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard 'round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined...by this soft stream, We set today a votive stone; f That memory may their deed redeem, jf When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit, that made...
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