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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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Washington and His Country: Being Irving's Life of Washington, Abridged for ...

Washington Irving - United States - 1887 - 618 pages
...inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave." "Gentlemen," said he, when he had finished, "I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec." The descent was made in flat-bottomed boats, past midnight, on the 1 3th of September. They dropped...
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First Steps with American and British Authors

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - Readers, American - 1888 - 345 pages
...stanzas with which a country churchyard inspired the muse of Gray ; and at the close of the recitation, ' Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec.' " For himself, he was within a few hours to find fulfilment of that noble line, — " The paths of...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - English literature - 1888 - 638 pages
...stanzas with which a country church-yard inspired the muse of Gray, and at the close of the recitation, 'Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec.'"1 For himself, he was within a few hours to find fulfilment of that noble line — "The paths...
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Washington and His Country: Being Irving's Life of Washington : Abridged for ...

John Fiske - United States - 1888 - 618 pages
...inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave." " Gentlemen," said he, when he had finished, " I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec." The descent was made in flat-bottomed boats, past midnight, on the I3th of September. They dropped...
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The Continental First[-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

William A. Campbell - Readers - 1890
...London, and educated at Cambridge College, was a lyric poet to whose fame even the famous pay tribute. "I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec," were the words of the gallant Wolfe on the night upon which he bought fame and paid for it with. his...
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Gray's Elegy: With Literary and Grammatical Explanations and Comments, and ...

Reginald Heber Holbrook - 1886 - 46 pages
...which a country church-yard inspired the muse of Gray, and at the close of the recitation said : ' Now, gentlemen, I would rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec.' "* In a few hours he and Montcalm verified the noble line, "The paths of glory lead but to the grave."...
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An Old Shropshire Oak, Volume 4

John Wood Warter - Great Britain - 1891
...loud voice to the other officers in his boat those beautiful stanzas with which a country churchyard inspired the muse of Gray. One noble line — "The...rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec." ' No unmeet opponent of Wolfe was the brave Marquis de Montcalm, who was struck with a musket ball...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray, English and Latin: Ed. with an ...

Thomas Gray - 1891 - 319 pages
...low tone to the other officers in his boat those beautiful stanzas with which a country churchyard inspired the muse of Gray. One noble line — ' The...rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec.' " To the lover of Gray, however, more pleasing than such distinctions as these is the thought that...
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Gray's Poems

Thomas Gray - 1891 - 148 pages
...low tone to the other officers in his boat those beautiful stanzas with which a country churchyard inspired the muse of Gray. One noble line, ' The paths...rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec.' " In the summer of 1750 Gray wrote the humorous verses entitled a Long Story, — a mock-heroic or...
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Gray's Poems: Ed. with Introd. & Notes

Thomas Gray - 1891 - 148 pages
...inspired the muse of Gray. One noble line, J^K' The paths of glory lead but to the grave,' must nave seemed at such a moment fraught with mournful meaning....rather be the author of that poem than take Quebec.' " In the summer of 1750 Gray wrote the humorous verses entitled a Long Story, — a^nock-heroic or...
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