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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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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863
...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...tide. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either hank ; But friends and foes in dumb surprise, With parting lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where...
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1863 - 364 pages
...whom the Ramans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arm.?, take them in charge this day ! " So he pake, and speaking, sheathed the good sword by his side,...harness on his back, plunged headlong in the tide. 27. No nound of joy or sorrow was heard from either bank ; liut friends and foes, in dumb surprise,...
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Synthesis of the English Sentence, Or, An Elementary Grammar on the ...

J. M. B. Sill - English language - 1863 - 231 pages
...And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome. 59. " Oh, Tiber ! father Tiber ! m To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this day !" m So he spake, and speaking sheathed His good sword by his side, And, with his harness on his back,...
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English composition in prose and verse, based on grammatical synthesis ...

1864
...the noble river That rolls by the towers of Home. ' Oh, Tiber ! father Tiber ! To whom the Komans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take thou in...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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A Book of Golden Deeds of All Times and All Lands

Charlotte Mary Yonge - Children's literature - 1864 - 454 pages
...home, And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the walls of Rome : ' O Tiber ! father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms Take thou in charge this day."' And with this brief prayer he leapt into the foaming stream. Polybius was told that he was there drowned...
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The Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Armada, 1588 - 1864 - 148 pages
...home; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome. LIX. "Oh, Tiber! father Tiber I To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take thou in charge this dayl" So he spake, and speaking sheathed, The good sword by his side And with his harness on his back,...
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Last Winter in Rome

Charles Richard Weld - Rome (Italy) - 1865 - 589 pages
...crash like thunder,' the hero swam across the river with his armour on : — ' 0 Tiber ! father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...harness on his back Plunged headlong in the tide.* No Roman bathes in the Tiber now, and as for feats of natation with or without ' harness,' I do not suppose...
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Repetition and reading book, selections by C. Bilton

Charles Bilton - 1866
...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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Select Readings from the Poets and Prose Writers of Every Country

James Fleming (ed) - 1866
...towers of Rome : " Oh Tiber ! Father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword...bank ; But friends and foes in dumb surprise, With parting lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank ; And when above the surges They saw his...
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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 8

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
...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...harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. LX. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; But friends and foes in dumb surprise, With...
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