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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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Lays of Ancient Rome: And Other Poems

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Rome - 1868 - 271 pages
...And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome. Lli. " Oh, Tiber ! Father Tiber ! To whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take then in charge this day !" So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword by his side, And with...
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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice

M. S. Mitchell - Elocution - 1869 - 396 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...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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1869
...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 Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1863 - 364 pages
...home; And he spake to the noble river that rolls by the towers of Rome. 26. " O Tiber ! father Tiber ! to whom the Romans pray, A Roman's life, a Roman's...harness on his back, plunged headlong in the tide. 27. No sound of joy or sorrow was heard from either bank; But friends and foes, in dumb surprise, With...
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Choice readings of true stories of brave deeds, selected and ed. by G.T. Hoare

Choice readings - 1869
...round, and with one look at the white porch of his far-off home, he cast himself into the river. " No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; But friends and foes in dumb surprise, AVith parted lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank ; And when above the surges They saw...
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The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...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 arms, Take them in charge this day !" So he spake, and speaking sheathed The good sword by his side, And, with...
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The Model Speaker: Consisting of Exercises in Prose and Poetry. For the Use ...

English language - 1870 - 395 pages
..."Now yield thee I " cried Lars Poreena, " now yield thee to our grace ! " " O Tiber ! Father Tiber I 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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The Standard Fourth Reader: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1870 - 336 pages
...Father Tiber I To whom the Romans pray ! * In the Etruscan language Lars meant "mighty chief," or lord, A Roman's life, a Roman's arms, Take thou in charge...harness on his back, Plunged headlong in the tide. 12. No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank ; But friends and foes, in dumb surprise,...
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True Stories of Brave Deeds

George Tooker Hoare - Heroes - 1870 - 292 pages
...round, and with one look at the white porch of his far-off home, he cast himself into the river. " No sound of joy or sorrow Was heard from either bank...surprise, With parted lips and straining eyes, Stood gazing where he sank ; L And when above the surges They saw his crest appear, All Rome sent forth a...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...home ; And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the towers of Rome : " 0 Tiber ! Father Tiber ! c gazing where he sank ; And when above the surges They saw his crest appear, All Rome sent forth a rapturous...
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