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" How oft do they their silver bowers leave To come to succour us, that succour want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly... "
The Fairy Queen - Page 269
by Edmund Spenser - 1758
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A Story of the Heavenly Camp-fires

Edward Payson Tenney, One with a new name - Christian life - 1896 - 218 pages
...want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward : O, why should heavenly God...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...want 1 How oft do they with golden pinions cleavr The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant. Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward : O, why should heavenly God...
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A School History of English Literature, Volume 1

Elizabeth Lee - English literature - 1896 - 206 pages
...145 How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love, and nothing for reward. 0 ! why should heavenly...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward : O, why should heavenly God...
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A Book of Thoughts: In Loving Memory of John Bright

Mrs. Mary Harriet Bright Curry - English literature - 1897 - 387 pages
...want! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant; And all for love, and nothing for reward : Oh! why should heavenly...
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Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ...

James Willis Westlake - American literature - 1898 - 192 pages
...pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant I They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant,— And all for love and nothing for reward : Oh, why should Heavenly...
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English Meditative Lyrics

Theodore Whitefield Hunt - English poetry - 1899 - 157 pages
...oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant (herald), Against foul fiends to aid us militant. They for us fight ; they watch and duly ward. And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love, and nothing for reward ; O, why should heavenly...
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The Book of the Future Life

Pauline W. Roose - 1900
...pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant ! Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! 151 They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward : O, why should heavenly God...
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Company of Heaven: Daily Links with the Household of God ...

S. J. Crossley - Angels - 1901 - 457 pages
...want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The fleeting skies, like flying pursuivant Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward. Oh, why should heavenly God...
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The Grammar, History and Derivation of the English Language: With Chapters ...

Evan Daniel - English language - 1901 - 456 pages
...want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward : 0, why | should Heaven |ly...
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