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" Not a word was spoken, not a sound was heard beyond the rippling of the stream. Wolfe alone, thus tradition has told us, repeated in a low voice to the other officers in his boat those beautiful stanzas with which a country churchyard inspired the muse... "
History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles ... - Page 244
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The Student's Hume: A History of England from the Earliest Times to the ...

David Hume - Great Britain - 1872 - 789 pages
...officers in the boat with him Gray's beautiful Elegy in a Country Church-yard, adding at the end, " Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec." Wolfe himself was one of the first to leap ashore. The precipitous path was climbed ; an outpost of...
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A primary history of Britain for elementary schools

Sir William Smith - Great Britain - 1873
...Elegy ' to his officers ; and, pausing on the line, " The paths of glory lead but to the grave." he added, " Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem than 'take Quebec." By one narrow path the troops gained the table-land, and were drawn up in line of battle at daybreak....
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A HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE REVOLUTION IN 1688.

DAVID HUME - 1873
...officers in the boat with him Gray's beautiful Elegy in a Country Church-yard, adding at the end, " Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec." Wolfe himself was one of the first to leap ashore. The precipitous path was climbed; an outpost of...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with ..., Volume 1

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1873
...the whole of Gray's ' Elegy' in a low voice to the officers in his boat, and said at the close—' Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec.' The first of these anecdotes is a reminiscence of the late Right Hon. Thomas Grenville, who had it...
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Memoir and Letters of Sara Coleridge, Volume 2

Sara Coleridge Coleridge - Christian biography - 1873
...Abbey." 19. Powers Measured by Results. 20. High Spirits. To Professor HENRY REED, Philadelphia. 1. " Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec."* This is indeed a most interesting anecdote. Query, is it characteristic of military men to be thus...
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A History of England from the Earliest Times to the Revolution in 1688 ...

David Hume - Great Britain - 1873 - 789 pages
...officers in the boat with him Gray's beautiful Elegy in a Country Church-yard, adding at the end, " Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem than tako Quebec." Wolfe himself was one of the first to leap ashore. The precipitous path was climbed ;...
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Cowper. The didactic poems of 1782, with selections from the minor ..., Volume 1

William Cowper - 1874
...he recited to his brother-officers Gray's Elegy in a Country Churchyard; and concluded by saying, ' Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem, than take Quebec.' By the single path which led upwards, and which was in some places so narrow as not to admit of two...
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Cowper: The didactic poems of 1782 with selections from the minor pieces, A ...

William Cowper - 1874
...he recited to his brother-officers Gray's Elegy in a Country Churchyard ; and concluded by saying, ' Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem, than take Quebec.' By the single path which led upwards, and which was in some places so narrow as not to admit of two...
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Didactic poems; Select minor poems

William Cowper - English poetry - 1874
...he recited to his brother-officers Gray's Elegy in a Country Churchyard ; anc concluded by saying, ' Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem, than take Quebec.' By the single path which led upwards, and which was in some places so narrow as not to admit of two...
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Memoir and letters of Sara Coleridge, ed. by her daughter [E. Coleridge].

Edith Coleridge - 1875
...Abbey." 16. Powers Measured by Results. 17. High Spirits. To Professor HENRY REED, Philadelphia. 1. " Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec." * This is indeed a most interesting anecdote. Query, is it characteristic of military men to be thus...
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