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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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The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ...

Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, Thomas J. Travisano - 2003 - 736 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...this green bank, by this soft stream, We set today a votive2 stone; That memory may their deed redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. Spirit,...
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Emerson

Lawrence Buell - 2004 - 416 pages
...bridge has swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. THE MAKING OF A PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL SJ On this green bank, 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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A Hunger For Liberty Leads to the Declaration of Independence

Mary Mostert - 2004 - 205 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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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - 2007 - 544 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. Spirit, that made those...
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American Poetry

John Hollander - 2004 - 48 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. Spirit, that made these...
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A Year with Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 231 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 dead redeem, When, like our sires, our sons are gone. 5 Spirit, that made those...
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The Pocket Book of Patriotism

Jonathan Foreman - 2005 - 96 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 bridge has swept Down the dark stream that seaward creeps. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We place with joy a votive stone, That...
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American War Poetry: An Anthology

Lorrie Goldensohn - 2006 - 413 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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In Their Own Words

Bob Gingrich - 2006 - 260 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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In Their Own Words: Founding Fathers & the Bible

Bob Gingrich - 2006 - 260 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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