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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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Lays for the Sabbath: A Collection of Religious Poetry

Religious poetry - 1850 - 288 pages
...want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivants. 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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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 528 pages
...5-14J. 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 heaveuly God...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 21

1850
...do they, with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant Against foul fiende to aid us, militant ! They for us fight : they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round abou't us plant. And all for love, and nothing for reward — 0 why should Heavenly...
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Selections from the Christian Poets, Ancient and Modern

Christian poets - Christian poetry, English - 1851 - 431 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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Lays of the Church, and other verses, by the author of Kind words [signing ...

Frederick George Lee - 1851
...Spring's budding germs to find,— We'll pierce with Faith the clouds of Gloom, And see the sun behind ! " 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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Heavenly thoughts for morning hours: selections, with a short intr., by lady ...

Heavenly thoughts - 1851
...pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying poursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant 1 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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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 1

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1852
...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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The Illustrated Magazine, Volumes 23-24

Literature - 1867
...want I 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 us plant, And all for love, and nothing for reward I Oh 1 why should heavenly God to...
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An Excursion Among the Poets

H. C. Foster - English poetry - 1853 - 360 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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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1853 - 413 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 j And all for love, and nothing for reward : Oh, why should heavenly...
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