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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 Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's ... - Page 59
by John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...architecture of the snow. HYMN: SUNG AT THE COMPLETION OF THE CONCORD MONUMENT, APRIL 19, 1836. BY the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; 6 Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined bridge has swept Down the dark stream which...
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The Guardian, Volumes 32-33

Conduct of life - 1881
...Emerson, speaking of the first shot of the Revolution fired at the old bridge at Cuncord, says : " By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April's breeze unfurled, There once the embattled fanners Btood And fired the -hut heard round the world." H>w wonderfully the...
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Echoes of Harper's Ferry ...

James Redpath - Abolitionists - 1860 - 513 pages
... . •1^HI\v/)9f•^ '.'.-** )ln '2X0 WfiSflŽ teW* 1 ' HARPER'S FERR\ r " By the rude Bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...breeze unfurled ; Here once the embattled farmers Hood, And fired the mot heard round the World." RW EMERSON. JAMES REDPATH. BOSTON: THAYER AND ELDRIDGE,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 83

1864
...physical resistance was made to the soldiers of George III. by his revolutionary colonies — " By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April's breeze unfurled, Where once the embattled fiirmera stood, And fired the shot heard round the world." But within these...
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Appletons' Journal

American literature - 1879
...Concord, and the grandson of the pastor of the village who was present at the time of the conflict : By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The other scene is Mount Vernon, the unadorned yet spacious wooden mansion where Washington spent his latest...
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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Henry David Thoreau - Concord River - 1873 - 415 pages
...stone on our right, it '• gave peace to these United States." As a Concord poet has sung : — " By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. u The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent...
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Historic Fields and Mansions of Middlesex

Samuel Adams Drake - Historic buildings - 1874 - 442 pages
...tablet tells us the newly springing sod was fertilized by the life-blood of the first slain foeman. " By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag...stood And fired the shot heard round the world." The ground upon which the monument stands was given to the town by Dr. Kipley in 1834, for the purpose,...
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The Canadian Methodist Magazine, Volume 9

Methodism - 1879
...who was present at the time of the conflict : By the rude bridge that arched the Hum). Their fliuf to April's breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled...stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The other scene is Mount Vernon, the unadorned yet spacious wooden mansion where Washington spent his latest...
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Proceedings at the Centennial Celebration of the Battle of Lexington, April ...

Lexington (Mass.) - Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775 - 1875 - 170 pages
...farmers, as a class, may never be less patriotic than on that "glorious morning " when, — "Their flags to April's breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled...stood, And fired the shot heard round the world." The President. — Lexington is proud to share the honors of the iQth of April with the goodly array of...
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Proceedings at the Centennial Celebration of the Battle of Lexington, April ...

Lexington (Mass.) - Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775 - 1875 - 170 pages
...never be less patriotic than on that " glorious morning " when, — "Their flags to April's bree/e unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world." The President. — Lexington is proud to share the honors of the igth of April with the goodly array of...
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