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" But when the face of Sextus Was seen among the foes, A yell that rent the firmament From all the town arose. On the house-tops was no woman But spat towards him and hissed, No child but screamed out curses, And shook its little fist. "
Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art - Page 205
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Jugel's universal magazine, ed. by F.A. Catty

1843
...yell that rent the firmament From all the town arose. On the house-tops was no woman But spat towards him and hissed; No child but screamed out curses, And shook its little fist. But the consul's brow was sad, And the consul's speech was low; And darkly looked he at the wall, And...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1843
...yell that rent the firmament From all the town arose. On the house-tops was no woman But spate towards him and hissed; No child but screamed out curses, And shook its little fist. 26. But the Consul's brow was sad, And the Consul's speech was low, And darkly looked hi at the wall,...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1843
...yell that rent the firmament From all the town arose ; On the house-top was no woman But spate towards him, and hissed ; No child but screamed out curses, And shook its little fist." But the Consul, like a practical man, is thinking, not of Sextus, but of the best means of preventing...
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Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Rome - 1843 - 191 pages
...yell that rent the firmament From all the town arose. On the house-tops was no woman But spat towards him and hissed ; No child but screamed out curses, And shook its little fist. 26. But the Consul's brow was sad, And the Consul's speech was low, And darkly looked he at the wall,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 182

English essays - 1847
...yell that rent the firmament From all the town arose. On the house-top was no woman But spal towards him and hissed ; No child but screamed out curses, And shook its little fist, &c. The Romans agree, as the only means of stopping the invaders, to hew down the bridge. " Hew down...
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Arundines Cami; sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium lusus canori, collegit atque ...

Cam river - English poetry - 1851
...yell that rent the firmament From all the town arose. On the house-tops was no woman But spat towards him and hissed, No child but screamed out curses, And shook its little fist. ' ' / ч"╗ ni íni xpaivwv Kr]\tˇi ntcf' Travcrris 'Еката crol 9' a/ua KOIVOVS e▀evov ei<j)powi...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 1; Volume 37

1853
...yell that rent the firmament From all the town arose. On the house-tops was no woman But spat towards him and hissed : No child but screamed out curses, And shook its little fist But the brow of the consul was sad, and his speech wae very low ; for he discerns that the van of the...
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New-York Quarterly Magazine, Volume 3

American literature - 1855
...yell that rent the firmament From all the town arose. On the house-tops was no woman But spat towards him and hissed ; No child but screamed out curses, And shook its little fist. "But fiercely ran the current, Swollen high by months of rain ; And fast his blood was flowing, And...
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The New-York Quarterly, Volume 3

1855
...yell th&t rent the firmament From all the town arose. On the house-tops was no woman But spat towards him and hissed; No child but screamed out curses, And shook its little fist. " But fiercely ran the current, Swollen high by months of rain; And fast his blood was flowing, And...
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Essays critical and imaginative

John Wilson - 1857
...yell that rent the firmament From all the town arose. On the house-tops was no woman But spat towards him and hissed ; No child but screamed out curses, And shook its little fist." Nothing can be simpler than the soul-stirring stanzas in •which Horatius offers to defend the pass...
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