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" Tiber ! Father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this day !" So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword by his side, And, with his harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. "
Essays and Lectures: Historical and Literary - Page 312
by James Whiteside - 1868 - 478 pages
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...Roman's arms. Take tliou in charge this day!" So he spake, and, speaking, sheathed The good sword by his side, And. with his harness on his back, Plunged...lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank; Ami when above the surges They saw his crest appear, All Rome sent forth a rapturous cry, And even...
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Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 1

John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1843
...Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this day !" So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword by his side, And, with his harness on his back, Plunged...tide. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bunk ; But friends and foes, in dumb surprise, With parted lips and straining eyes, Stnnd gazing where...
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Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Rome - 1843 - 191 pages
...Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this day ! " So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword by his side, And with his harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. 60. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; But friends and foes in dumb surprise, With...
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The Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 1

John Holmes Agnew, Eliakim Littell - American periodicals - 1843
...Roman's arrns,^ Take thou in charge this day !" So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword by his side, And, with his harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. J No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; But friends and foes, in dumb surprise, With...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...spake, and speaking sheath'd The good sword by his side, And, with his harness on his back, Plung'd headlong in the tide. No sound of joy or sorrow Was...With parted lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing when he sank ; And when above the surges They saw his crest appear, All Rome sent forth a rapturous...
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The second Poetical reading book, compiled, with notes, by W. McLeod

Walter McLeod - 1850
...a Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this day!" So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword by his side, And with his harness on his back, Plunged...But friends and foes in dumb surprise, With parted lip's and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank ; And when above the surges They saw his crest...
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Lays of Ancient Rome: With "Ivry" and "The Armada"

Thomas Babington Macaulay - Rome - 1851 - 240 pages
...sheathed The good sword by his side, And with his harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. LX. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank;...sank; And when above the surges They saw his crest appeal-, All Rome sent forth a rapturous cry, And even the ranks of Tuscany Could scarce forbear to...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 pages
...Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this day ! " So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword by his side, And, with his harness on his back, Plunged...sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; 23 But friends and foes in dumb surprise, With parted lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where...
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A history of Rome from the earliest times to the death of Domitian

Robert William Browne - 1851 - 395 pages
...Roman's arms Take thou in charge this day." So he spake, and, speaking, sheathed The good sword by his side, And with his harness on his back Plunged headlong in the tide. — MACAULAY. " Father Tiber," he cried, " receive a soldier and a soldier's arms ! " He then plunged...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...Roman's arms, take thou in charge this day ! " So he spake, and, speaking, sheathed the good sword by his side, And, with his harness on his back, plunged...either bank ; But friends and foes, in dumb surprise, stood gazing where he sank ; And when above the surges they saw his crest appear, Home shouted, and...
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