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" Tiber! father Tiber! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this day ! ' So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword by his side, And with his harness on his back Plunged headlong in the tide. "
Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading Applied to ... - Page 18
by Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1922
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Elocution - 1854
...Now yield thee," cried Lars Porsena, " now yield thee to oar grace. •' O, Tiber ! father Tiber ! to whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...either bank ; But friends and foes, in dumb surprise, stood gazing where he sank ; And when above the surges they saw his crest appear, Rome shouted, and...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1854
...And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome. 59. " Oh, Tiber ! father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. 60. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank; But friends and foes in dumb surprise, With...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856
...home ; and he spake to the noble river that rolls by the towers of Rome. " Oh, Tiber! father Tiber! to whom the Romans pray; a Roman's life, a Roman's...surprise, with parted lips and straining eyes, stood gazing where he sank ; and when above the surges they saw his crest appear, all Rome sent forth a rapturous...
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Lays of Ancient Rome: With Ivry, and the Armada

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Armada, 1588 - 1856 - 181 pages
...of h And he spake to the nol That rolls by the tow, xix. " Oh, Tiber ! father Tib To whom the Romans A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take thou in charge...harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. y LX. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; But friends and foes in dumb surprise,...
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Lays of Ancient Rome: With Ivry and The Armada

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Armada, 1588 - 1856 - 167 pages
...And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome. LIX. " Oh, Tiber ! father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...good sword by his side, And with his harness on his hack, Plunged headlong in the tide. xx. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either hank ; But...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...home ; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome. "Oh, Tiber! father Tiber! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...surprise, With parted lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank ; And when above the surges They saw his crest appear, All Rome sent forth a rapturous...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...home ; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome : " Oh, Tiber ! Father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...surprise, With parted lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank ; 4 Etruscan for " mighty chief." And when above the surges They saw his crest...
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The Pleasure Paths of Travel

Edward Fox - Europe - 1857 - 342 pages
...home ! And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome. ' Oh Tiber ! father Tiber, To whom the Romans pray ; A Roman's life, a Roman's...harness on his back Plunged headlong in the tide." Macaulay has sung in these lines not simply the river called the Tiber as it is now seen by every tourist,...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1858
...fk& " Now yield thee," cried Lars Forsena, " now yield thee to our grace. O, Tiber ! father Tiber ! to whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...with his harness on his back, plunged headlong in the No sound of joy or sorrow was heard from either bank ; But friends and foes, in dumb surprise, stood...
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The pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith

Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
...; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome : — " O Tiber ! Father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...sword by his side, And with his harness on his back, Piunged headlong in the tide. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; But friends and...
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