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" And, ever and anon, he beat The doubling drum, with furious heat ; And though sometimes, each dreary pause between, Dejected Pity, at his side, Her soul-subduing voice applied, Yet still he kept his wild unaltered mien, While each strained ball of sight... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 252
1819
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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

1849 - 395 pages
...blood-stained sword in thunder down . And, with a withering look, The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of wo ! And ever and anon, he beat, The doubling drum, with furious heat; And though sometimes, each dreary...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...his blood-stain'd sword in thunder down; And, with a withering look, The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast, so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of wo;And, ever and anon, he beat The doubling drum with furious heat. And though, sometimes, each dreary...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...his blood-stain'd sword in thunder down, And, with a withering look, The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe ; And ever and anon he beat The doubling drum with furious heat ; And though sometimes, each dreary...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - 1851 - 552 pages
...his blood-stained sword in thunder down. And with a withering look, The war-denouncing trumpet took, A.nd blew a blast, so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe ; And ever and anon, he beat The doubling drum with furious heat ; And though, sometimes, each dreary...
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Poems for Young People

William Chambers - 1851 - 173 pages
...his bloodstained sword in thunder down, And, with a withering look, The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of wo ; And ever and anon he beat The doubling drum with furious heat : And though sometimes, each dreary...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - 1852 - 519 pages
...his blood-stained sword in thunder down ; And, with a withering look The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe ! And, ever and anon, he beat The doubling drum with furious heat ; And though sometimes, each dreary...
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National Series of Selections for Reading; Adapted to the Standing ..., Volume 4

Richard Green Parker - 1852
...blood-stained sword in thunder down ; and, with a withering look, the war-denouncing trumpet took, and blew a blast so loud and dread, were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe. And ever and anon he beat the doubling drum, with furious heat : [Low key, very slowly.] and though,...
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The Poems of William Collins

William Collins - 1898 - 135 pages
...his blood-stain'd sword in thunder down And with a with'ring look The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe. 45 And ever and anon he beat The doubling drum with furious heat ; And tho' sometimes, each dreary...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 8

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - 1898 - 9822 pages
...his blood-stained sword in thunder down ; And with a withering look The war-denouncing trumpet took And blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe ! And ever and anon he beat The doubling drum with furious heat ; And, though sometimes, each dreary...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 4

1845
...the French Revolution, and the shock of nations, he found them. He now put the trumpet to his lips, 'and " Blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe." His appeal pierced to the heart of the nation. England had never succumbed, but an indefatigable faction...
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